Compass Marketing Inc. Adds Three Analysts to eCommerce Team

Gunnar Staples
Gunnar is joining the eCommerce team as eCommerce Analyst. Gunnar is a graduate of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, where he earned a BS in Finance & Marketing. Prior to joining Compass, Gunnar served as a Team Leader at State Farm Insurance in Waldorf. There he mentored new sales associates and was the top sales associate in one three-month period resulting in the highest monthly sales totals in agency history. Gunnar grew up playing baseball and is a huge Nationals fan. In his spare time he enjoys hunting for his ball in the woods on the golf course.

Maria Mazariegos
Maria is joining the eCommerce team as an eCommerce Analyst. She is currently a Business Management and Marketing major at University of Maryland, College Park. Maria is a founding member of Gamma Phi Beta, a brand ambassador for terp American Marketing Association and also a member of UMD's Club Field Hockey team. Prior to joining Compass, Maria worked as a sales associate at the Sunglass Hut, where she cut her teeth in the sales world as well as at The Fillmore as a brand ambassador, where she developed social media promotions, scouted new talent and collaborated with other student organizations. Maria has a passion for philanthropy and is an active team member with Out of Darkness Walks, a community event by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

Matthew DeSouza
Matt is joining the eCommerce team as an eCommerce Analyst. He is currently a Marketing and Finance double major with a minor in Spanish Language, Business, and Cultures at the University of Maryland, College Park. Prior to joining the Compass team, Matt has worked for companies including; Insonmia Cookies, as a marketing representative, where he was focused on brand building and scheduling promotional events on the UMD Campus; at Ameriprise Financial as a marketing assistant, where he learned the art of cold calling, worked trade shows and maintained client relations; and also at Taj Exotica Hotel Resorts & Palaces in South Goa, India as an assistant to the the Sales Director. Matt is a member of Phi Kappa Tau as well as VP of Social Relations on their executive board. In his free time Matt plays on many intramural sports team for his fraternity, and is the project leader for the volunteer organization, Project Sunshine.