Maria Saenz

Director, Program Manager

Maria serves as a Director of Program Manager for Cresset Partners. In her role, Maria helps to manage and coordinate various projects, products, and other strategic initiatives across Cresset Partners.

Maria has spent her entire career in finance, with roles spanning from Commercial Lending, Operations and Treasury Management. Maria joined the PMO at MB Financial Bank, where she focused on operations, business transformation, and technology initiatives for Commercial Banking. Prior to joining Cresset, Maria was a consultant during which time she identified business solutions as well as ran implementations for various financial institutions.

Maria earned her degree in Corporate Communications from Dominican University. She is a Project Manager Professional (PMP) and Certified Scrum Master. Maria lives in Elmhurst with her husband, children and two rescue mix-terriers. She is an avid supporter of animal rescue groups as well as a volunteer with her children’s school and sport organizations.