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Maura's Profile

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As a marketing professional and model, Maura has nearly a decade of modeling, trade show and promotional experience, and has done just about everything on the trade show floor! An engaging public speaker, Maura easily draws a crowd and has served as an emcee, trade show computer specialist, game show host, auction presenter, auto show product specialist, and narrator. Maura offers her clients a winning combination: she is a tall, fit, intelligent blonde with a wonderful personality, and a great aptitude for learning and sharing new information! Maura graduated with honors from Rollins College with a degree in International Relations and a Communications Minor. She is well informed on international business matters, and highly skilled in using all forms of communications software and technology. Maura is very well rounded, and can do everything from walk the runway to lead a crowd in an exciting live, interactive presentation on hybrid technology. Truly multi-talented, she once served Home Depot in two important trade show roles at the same time: she was the sound and video tech for a live Bob Vila taping, as well as “Tool Time Girl” model- greeter! Formerly the Marketing Director of an Orlando engineering firm, Maura is very tech savvy and shines when presenting new technologies on the trade show floor! Maura has represented a wide variety of high tech clients including Adobe, Cisco, General Motors, Sprint, Toyota, and Global Controls. She can not only set up any assortment of AV, computer, and technical equipment, but she can also enthusiastically teach guests how to use all types of new software, gadgets, or systems! The complicated technical systems she has demonstrated recently include: Wishoo Green Screen Photo Technology for Stub-Hub; Wii video games and systems for Nintendo; On-Star, XM-Sirius Radio, and hybrid vehicle engine systems for General Motors; Blackberry and new cell phone systems for sprint; and real estate listing website design software for Luxury Portfolio Real Estate. Maura has made many technical presentations at Walt Disney World's EPCOT resort on hydrogen fuel cell vehicle systems, and has presented new power generation turbine control system computer systems at the General Electric 7EA Users Group Conference. There is no technical material that she is unable to learn and share! Maura’s skills are quite diverse and in addition to her aforementioned talents, she has served as a runway and print model, hosted VIP's, gathered crowds, managed booths, made demonstrations, performed comedy, and even danced dressed as a “Cheerleader” right on the convention floor! Gifted with excellent management and people skills, Maura is often chosen by clients to serve as a trade show booth lead, and she has also worked as an event manager and promotional manager. A true professional, Maura has worked modeling jobs and events for outstanding companies including the NFL, StubHub, Tampa Bay Rays, PGA Golf, Lexus, Cadillac, Southern Wine and Spirits, L'Oreal, CNN, Oil of Olay, Home Depot, Pfizer, Astellas Pharmaceuticals, Kraft, and many more. Maura loves traveling and is happy to represent her clients in other cities so that they can have her work at every trade show they travel to! Maura currently resides in Orlando, and enjoys travel, athletics, writing, and the Florida sunshine. Vivacious and professional, she is a true pleasure to work with. Her public speaking, marketing and modeling skills combine with her friendly, reliable nature to make her a great asset to any team. View my contact details, availability, and stats.

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Please visit www.mauracarsonmodel.com to see Maura's full resume, portfolio and biography! EDUCATION -Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida- May 2003, Cum Laude -B.A. in International Relations, Communications Minor, Honors Program As a marketing professional and model, Maura has nearly a decade of modeling, trade show and promotional experience, and has done just about everything on the trade show floor! An engaging public speaker, Maura easily draws a crowd and has served as an emcee, trade show computer specialist, game show host, auction presenter, auto show product specialist, and narrator. Maura offers her clients a winning combination: she is a tall, fit, intelligent blonde with a wonderful personality, and a great aptitude for learning and sharing new information! Maura graduated with honors from Rollins College with a degree in International Relations and a Communications Minor. She is well informed on international business matters, and highly skilled in using all forms of communications software and technology. Maura is very well rounded, and can do everything from walk the runway to lead a crowd in an exciting live, interactive presentation on hybrid technology. Truly multi-talented, she once served Home Depot in two important trade show roles at the same time: she was the sound and video tech for a live Bob Vila taping, as well as â??Tool Time Girlâ?? model- greeter! Formerly the Marketing Director of an Orlando engineering firm, Maura is very tech savvy and shines when presenting new technologies on the trade show floor! Maura has represented a wide variety of high tech clients including Adobe, Cisco, General Motors, Sprint, Toyota, and Global Controls. She can not only set up any assortment of AV, computer, and technical equipment, but she can also enthusiastically teach guests how to use all types of new software, gadgets, or systems! The complicated technical systems she has demonstrated recently include: Wishoo Green Screen Photo Technology for Stub-Hub; Wii video games and systems for Nintendo; On-Star, XM-Sirius Radio, and hybrid vehicle engine systems for General Motors; Blackberry and new cell phone systems for sprint; and real estate listing website design software for Luxury Portfolio Real Estate. Maura has made technical presentations at Walt Disney World's EPCOT resort on hydrogen fuel cell vehicle systems, and has presented new power generation turbine control system computer systems at the General Electric 7EA Users Group Conference. There is no technical material that she is unable to learn and share! Mauraâ??s skills are quite diverse and in addition to her aforementioned talents, she has served as a runway and print model, hosted VIP's, gathered crowds, managed booths, made demonstrations, performed comedy, and even danced dressed as a â??Cheerleaderâ?? right on the convention floor! Gifted with excellent management and people skills, Maura is often chosen by clients to serve as a trade show booth lead, and she has also worked as an event manager and promotional manager. A true professional, Maura has worked modeling jobs and events for outstanding companies including the NFL, StubHub, Tampa Bay Rays, PGA Golf, Lexus, Cadillac, Southern Wine and Spirits, L'Oreal, CNN, Oil of Olay, Home Depot, Pfizer, Astellas Pharmaceuticals, Kraft, and many more. Maura loves traveling and is happy to represent her clients in other cities so that they can have her work at every trade show they travel to! Maura currently resides in Orlando, and enjoys travel, athletics, writing, and the Florida sunshine. Vivacious and professional, she is a true pleasure to work with. Her public speaking, marketing and modeling skills combine with her friendly, reliable nature to make her a great asset to any team.

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  • Bar Promotions

    -Absolut Vodka Promo Model; Central FL; Ongoing: September 2009- Present -Malibu Rum Promo Model; Orlando, FL; Ongoing: October 2009- Present -Hypnotiq Model; Bob Marley's Tribute to Freedom at Universal Orlando Citywalk; Orlando, FL; May 2010 -Svedka Cherry Vodka Promo Model; Central FL; various Locations- april-May 2010 -Hornitos Tequila Promo Model; Orlando, FL; May 2010 -Dragon Room Jameson Promo Model; Orlando, FL May 2010 -Jameson Promo Model; Orlando, FL; Multiple St. Patty's Day Month events: March 2010 -44 North Vodka Promo Model; Orlando, FL; January 2010 -Perrier Jouet Champagne Tasting Model; Ritz-Carlton Orlando; December 2009 -Ritz-Carlton Bleu Pool Party Cocktail Model; Ritz-Carlton Orlando; December 2009 -X-Rated Fusion Liqueur Promo Model; Orlando, FL; December 2009 -Heineken Promo Model; Central Florida; November 2009 -Newcastle Promo Model; Central FL; November 2009 -4 Orange Vodka Promo Model; Orlando, FL; November 2009

  • Brand Ambassador

    -General Motors Product Specialist, General Motors Test Track Exhibit at EPCOT at Walt Disney World- Lake Buena Vista, FL; Ongoing: October 2008- April 2010 -The Joneses Movie Premiere Promo Model; Universal Studios CityWalk; Orlando, FL; April 2010 -Absolut Jam Promo Model; Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Pool; Orlando, FL; April 2010 -Fantasy Sports Hour Promo Model; Orlando, FL; September 2009 Absolut Vodka Promo Model: Universal Studios Citywalk Cineplex premiere of the film "Hangover"; Orlando, FL; June 2009 -NBA: Orlando Magic/ T-Mobile Promo Model- Shot of a Lifetime Viewing Party; April 2009 - Skintimate Event Model, 2009 NCA/NDA National Cheerleading and Dance Competitions- Orlando and Daytona Beach, FL; Ongoing: Jan. 2009- April 2009

  • Concerts & Sports Event

    -Ale House Charity Golf Tournament Patron Model at eagle Creek Golf and Country Club; Orlando, FL; May 2010 -Super Bowl Party Absolut Model; Orlando, FL; February 2010 -Heathrow Country Club Mercedes Benz MGA Invitational Tournament Model; Heathrow, FL; August 2009 -Chevy Promo Model, Major League Baseball: Tampa Bay Rays Home Games 2008-2009 -World Series Promo Model; Tampa, Fl; 2008 -NBA: Orlando Magic/ T-Mobile Promo Model- Shot of a Lifetime Viewing Party; April 2009 - Skintimate Event Model, 2009 NCA/NDA National Cheerleading and Dance Competitions- Orlando and Daytona Beach, FL; Ongoing: Jan. 2009- April 2009 -NFL Training Camp StubHub Promo Model, Tampa Bay Buccaneers- Disney Wide World of Sports in Orlando, FL; July 2008

  • Data Capture

    -Chevy Promo Model, Major League Baseball: Tampa Bay Rays Home Games 2008-2009 -World Series Promo Model; Tampa, Fl; 2008

  • Demonstration

    -General Motors Product Specialist, General Motors Test Track Exhibit at EPCOT at Walt Disney World- Lake Buena Vista, FL; Ongoing: October 2008- April 2010 -GMC, Buick and Lowes "Ride and Drive Event" Product Specialist and Test Drive Assistant; Rockledge, FL; September 2009

  • Event Management

    -Trade Show Agency Lead- Forest Pharmaceuticals Trade Show Model at the PriMed Southwest Annual Conference; Houston, TX; March 2010 -Trade Show Agency Lead- Forest Pharmaceuticals Trade Show Model at the PriMed South Annual Conference; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; February 2010 -Trade Show Agency Lead- Adobe Trade Show Model- FETC Trade Show; Orlando, FL; January 2010 -Trade Show Agency Lead- Forest Pharmaceuticals Trade Show Model at the Pri-Med Mid-Atlantic Conference; Baltimore, MD; December 2009

  • Exhibitions

    -General Motors Product Specialist, General Motors Test Track Exhibit at EPCOT at Walt Disney World- Lake Buena Vista, FL; Ongoing: October 2008- April 2010 -Dodge Promo Model, Darlington Nascar Race Events- Darlington, SC; May 2008 -Toyota Hybrid Promo Model and Test Drive Assistant, Beaufort Memorial Cycling Classic- Beaufort, SC; April 2008

  • Flyering

    -Rita's Italian Ice Promoter- Myrtle Beach, SC; July 2008 -"Williams & Williams Real Estate Auctions" Brand Ambassador- Orlando, FL; March 2008

  • Greeter / Host(ess)

    - Buick/ Pontiac/ GMC Trade Show Model at the Tampa Boat Show- Tampa, FL; September 2008 -Eckrich/ American Tailgating Association Promo Model- Orlando, FL; September 2008 -Sportsman Channel Trade Show Model- Hilton Head, SC; August 2008 -Lexus Event Model, Lexus Delivered Tour- Charleston, SC; June 2008 -Forest Pharmaceuticals Spokesmodel, American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) 24th National Conference- Gaylord National Washington DC; June 2008

  • Health & Beauty Demo

    -L'Oreal Skin Genesis Spokesmodel- Myrtle Beach, SC; June 2008 -Pantene and Tide Event Model, Proctor and Gamble, Taste of Charlotte- Charlotte, NC; June 2008 -Oil of Olay Regenerist Spokesmodel- Myrtle Beach, SC; April 2008

  • Hospitality

    -General Motors Product Specialist, General Motors Test Track Exhibit at EPCOT at Walt Disney World- Lake Buena Vista, FL; Ongoing: October 2008- April 2010 -Los Alamos Wine Tasting Model; Orlando, FL; February 2010 -Liquor Tasting Promo Model; Orlando, FL; February 2010 -Los Alamos Wine Tasting Model; Orlando, FL; December 2009 -Gallo Wine Model at a A Taste for Learning; Rosen Shingle Creek, Orlando, FL; October 2009 -Murphy Good Wine Tasting Promo Model; Orlando, FL; October 2009

  • In Store Demonstrator

    -Los Alamos Wine Tasting Model; Orlando, FL; February 2010 -Liquor Tasting Promo Model; Orlando, FL; February 2010 -Los Alamos Wine Tasting Model; Orlando, FL; December 2009 -Murphy Good Wine Tasting Promo Model; Orlando, FL; October 2009 -Eckrich/ American Tailgating Association Promo Model- Orlando, FL; September 2008 -Alka-Seltzer Wake Up Call Promo Model- Conway, SC and Myrtle Beach, SC; August 2008 -Stacy's Pita Chips Promo Model- Myrtle Beach, SC- July 2008 -Trident Xtra Care Gum Spokesmodel- Myrtle Beach, SC; July 2008 -Firefly Sweet Tea Vodka Promo Model- Murrells Inlet, SC; July 2008 -Rita's Italian Ice Promoter- Myrtle Beach, SC; July 2008

  • Mall Events

    -Saturn Mall Promotion; Orlando, FL; Summer 2008 -Chevy Malibu Mall Promotion; Orlando, FL; January 2008

  • Market Research / Surveys

    -Chevy Promo Model, Major League Baseball: Tampa Bay Rays Home Games 2008-2009 -World Series Promo Model; Tampa, Fl; 2008 -NBA: Orlando Magic/ T-Mobile Promo Model- Shot of a Lifetime Viewing Party; April 2009 - Skintimate Event Model, 2009 NCA/NDA National Cheerleading and Dance Competitions- Orlando and Daytona Beach, FL; Ongoing: Jan. 2009- April 2009 -Model for the Track Shack Grand Prix Race Series; Orlando, FL; 5 races and events, 2006-2007 race series

  • Modelling

    -Runway Model for Savannah Grace Bridal; Orlando, FL; January 2010 -Christmas Card Print Model; Daytona Beach, FL; December 2010 -Knockout Girl Body Paint Model, 2008 Masquerade for Knockout Images- Orlando, FL; August 2008 -Lake Eola Photo Story Model; Orlando, FL; August 2009 -Knockout Girl Masquerade Body Paint Model; Orlando, FL; August 2008 -House of Blues 'Heaven and Hell' Party, Redbull Body Paint Model- Myrtle Beach, SC; April 2008 -Oil of Olay Regenerist Spokesmodel- Myrtle Beach, SC; April 2008 -Star Gems Event Model, Jewelers of America Convention- Myrtle Beach, SC; Apr. 2008

  • Presenting

    -GMC Terrain Spokesmodel and Product Specialist, 2010 South Beach Food and Wine Festival; South Beach/ Miami, FL; February 2010 -2010 Camaro Presenter, Chevy: 2009 Annual Give Kids the World Gala and Auction- Orlando, FL; May 2009 -Buick Spokesmodel, Freedom Weekend Aloft- Simpsonville, SC; May 2008

  • Sampling

    -Los Alamos Wine Tasting Model; Orlando, FL; February 2010 -Liquor Tasting Promo Model; Orlando, FL; February 2010 -Los Alamos Wine Tasting Model; Orlando, FL; December 2009 -Gallo Wine Model at a A Taste for Learning; Rosen Shingle Creek, Orlando, FL; October 2009 -Murphy Good Wine Tasting Promo Model; Orlando, FL; October 2009 -Eckrich/ American Tailgating Association Promo Model- Orlando, FL; September 2008 -Alka-Seltzer Wake Up Call Promo Model- Conway, SC and Myrtle Beach, SC; August 2008 -Stacy's Pita Chips Promo Model- Myrtle Beach, SC- July 2008 -Trident Xtra Care Gum Spokesmodel- Myrtle Beach, SC; July 2008 -Firefly Sweet Tea Vodka Promo Model- Murrells Inlet, SC; July 2008 -Rita's Italian Ice Promoter- Myrtle Beach, SC; July 2008

  • Set Up / Labor

    -Chevy Promo Model, Major League Baseball: Tampa Bay Rays Home Games 2008-2009 -World Series Promo Model; Tampa, Fl; 2008 -NBA: Orlando Magic/ T-Mobile Promo Model- Shot of a Lifetime Viewing Party; April 2009 - Skintimate Event Model, 2009 NCA/NDA National Cheerleading and Dance Competitions- Orlando and Daytona Beach, FL; Ongoing: Jan. 2009- April 2009

  • Technology

    -General Motors Product Specialist, General Motors Test Track Exhibit at EPCOT at Walt Disney World- Lake Buena Vista, FL; Ongoing: October 2008- April 2010 -Adobe Trade Show Model- FETC Trade Show; Orlando, FL; January 2010 -EMC World Trade Show Model for CISCO- Orlando, FL; May 2009 -NFL Training Camp StubHub Promo Model, Tampa Bay Buccaneers- Wishoo Green Screen Technology for Photos- Disney Wide World of Sports in Orlando, FL; July 2008

  • Tradeshows / Conferences

    -Life Cell Trade Show Model; American Society of Aesthetic Plactic Surgery 2010 Meeting; Washington DC; April 2010 -Exxon Mobil Trade Show Model at the 2010 Mid-America Trucking Show; Louisville, KY; March 2010 -Pfizer Pharmaceuticals Trade Show Model at the ACC 2010 Scientific Session (American College of Cardiology); Atlanta, GA; March 2010 -Forest Pharmaceuticals Trade Show Model at the PriMed Southwest Annual Conference; Houston, TX; March 2010 -Forest Pharmaceuticals Trade Show Model at the PriMed South Annual Conference; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; February 2010 -Adobe Trade Show Model- FETC Trade Show; Orlando, FL; Jan. 2010 -Forest Pharmaceuticals Trade Show Model at the Pri-Med Mid-Atlantic Conference; Baltimore, MD; Dec. 2009 -Pfizer Trade Show Model at the 2009 American Heart Association Conference; Orlando, FL; Nov. 2009 -RBC Trade Show Model; Ritz-Carlton, Orlando, FL; Sept. 2009 -American Society of Clinical Oncology Trade Show Model- June 2009

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