Associate Principal, Acoustics and Audio/Video


Maria’s attention to detail and problem solving abilities allow her to convey ideal acoustic and audio/video recommendations and designs to the client.

With Jaffe Holden Since 2015 – In The Industry Since 1990

Maria has vast experience in both architectural acoustics and audio/video design. She has worked on a large variety of projects including courthouses, universities and commercial spaces. Her years of training and experience enable her to clearly express recommendations and designs to the client. In addition to this experience, Maria is CTS certified by InfoComm.

Maria earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Hartford. She graduated Magna Cum Laude and majored in acoustical engineering. While studying at school, she also pursued her passion for music and is currently an accomplished pianist and flutist.


Highlights from his project work include the following:

  • Wilson High School, Arlington, VA
  • Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT
  • Cheney Bennet Academy Addition and Renovation, Manchester, CT
  • Choate Rosemary Hall Auditorium, Wallingford, CT
  • Clinton Morgan School, Clinton, CT
  • Elisabeth Bennet Academy, Manchester, CT
  • EO Smith High School Auditorium
  • Francis Walsh Intermediate School
  • First Baptist Church of Peekskill, Peekskill, NY
  • First Congregational Church of Ridgefield, Ridgefield, CT
  • Jazz at Lincoln Center Public Space Redesign, New York, NY
  • International Spy Museum, Washington, DC
  • Princeton Public Library, Princeton, NJ
  • New Haven Strong School, New Haven, CT
  • Saxe Middle School Auditorium, New Canaan, CT
  • Springfield Tech Community College Renovation, Springfield, MA
  • Spy Museum, Washington, DC
  • Winston-Salem State University, Hauser Hall, Winston-Salem, NC
  • Yale University, Residential Colleges, New Haven, CT