Maria Pianelli is an Account Executive at LaunchSquad, aspiring author and occasional journalist. She graduated from SUNY New Paltz in 2014 with a degree in Journalism with a concentration in Public Relations and has completed internships at the New Paltz Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Staten Island Advance, the New Paltz Times. When she’s not commuting, Maria embraces her creative side, delving into fiction. She is a published poet and is currently working on her first novel, which explores one’s relationship to time. Follow her on Twitter @MariaPianelli.