Maria Esway has been rowing for over 20 years with several organizations, including: Dallas Rowing Club; Lincoln Park Boat Club; Columbus Rowing Association; and Green Lake Rowing Club. She competes annually at regional and national regattas, including US Rowing Masters Nationals and Head of the Charles. Maria has held leadership roles across multiple rowing venues, instructed all rowing levels, and interacts regularly with high school, collegiate and adult athletes.
Maria has a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Bowling Green State University, which led to a Senior Special Agent role in undercover drug operations with the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation. Maria has since held executive leadership positions at J.P. Morgan, Nordstrom.com, and Victoria’s Secret Catalogue.