Maura Attardi

Director, Financial Wellness
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Maura Attardi serves as director of financial wellness at MMI, with a focus on athletes. She has built a reputation as a trusted education partner in the field of professional sports. These partnerships have included a relationship with NFL Player Engagement, ongoing services provided to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), and collaboration with the National Hockey League.

During her tenure with MMI, Maura has conducted over 1,000 programs, reaching almost 20,000 individuals. She specializes in the financial coaching of professional athletes on the importance of sound money management skills as they begin their professional careers. Her work in this space has resulted in the education of over 6,000 current and former professional athletes. In 2017, Maura was nominated by MMI as Financial Educator of the Year for her dedication to professional and collegiate athletes throughout the country. In addition, she is certified by the Credit Data Industry Association on the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

A former Division I women’s soccer player and captain at Villanova University, she achieved success both on the playing field and in the classroom, receiving honors as a three-year consecutive All Big East selection, a Regional All-American, an Academic All-American, and named to the Big East Academic All-Star Team. Maura holds a BA degree from Villanova University and a MA degree from Seton Hall University.

Based in New Jersey, Maura has presented at the Skyline Conference Leadership Summit, the Level-Up Conference, the Professional Association of Athlete Development Specialists Summit, the NFL/NCAA Summit and Life Skills Symposium, the NFL’s Annual Meeting for Human Resource Professionals and Department of Player Engagement, the East Coast and Central Atlantic Collegiate Conferences on Financial Literacy for Student Athletes, the Financial Literacy Summit for Bank On Greater Pittsburgh, the Leadership Forum at the Wharton Business School, and the NJ Bankers Association Conference.

Maura’s areas of expertise include: athlete financial education, psychology of money, financial communication, organizational financial wellness, and financial wellness platforms. Maura is available for speaking engagements throughout the United States and can be booked by contacting Thomas Nitzsche at 404-490-2227.

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