Maria Cucurullo received her Bachelor of Science in both Criminal Justice and English from East Carolina University. For over four years, she worked for North Carolina’s Department of Public Safety as a probation/parole officer. She supervised both high and low-risk offenders with substance abuse, mental health, and behavioral issues in our local communities, jails, and state prisons. Ms. Cucurullo was dedicated to positively changing offenders’ lifestyles, ways of thinking, coordinating and monitoring treatment, and responding to non-compliance to make them improved members of the community. She currently works at Relias as a marketing coordinator with hopes of continuing to make positive impacts in the community.