Nickless is the Director of Marketing and Public Relations for Chicken
Soupfor the Soul Enterprises, Inc. With a background in marketing
and event planning, she was initially invited to join the Chicken
Soup team to launch Chicken Soup for the Kids Soul,
where she successfully orchestrated The Largest Book Signing Event
in History, as recognized by Guinness Book of World Records.
This, along with multiple other public relations campaigns, led
to her current position where she oversees the marketing and public
relations for all new Chicken Soup titles.
Prior to Chicken Soup for the Soul Enterprises, Inc., Maria worked
in real-estate development, where she was involved in project management
and corporate event programs for the retail division. Having a passion
for event planning, Maria has led community-driven charity events
through her local church congregation. She is a member of Leadership
Tomorrow, a nonprofit organization designed to empower citizens
in their commitment to community service.
Maria is married to Ward Nickless, who inspired her to coauthor
Brides Soul after a fairy-tale engagement and honeymoon.
Maria enjoyed creating their quarter-themed wedding and reception,
which included a ride on a Ferris wheel with their wedding party
and photographer. Together with their children, Madison and Jack,
they live in Southern California. Maria is also an avid photographer
and enjoys antique shopping with her husband.
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