Maria Elena Grant is the lead Designer, Organizer, and Stager for Awesome Rooms, LLC. She founded the company in 2007. It designs and organizes many residences and professional offices, in addition to staging homes for real estate showings. Maria-Elena has given seminars and classes on decorating, organizing, and staging at local community schools, libraries and organizations. This fall, she will be teaching two classes at Bergen Community College.
In 2009, Awesome Rooms partnered with Metropolitan Window Fashions in Paramus, NJ. Maria Elena served as a Custom Decorating Consultant, specializing in window treatments and carpet selection. She has also worked in other decorating businesses and includes furniture selection as another one of her specialties.
In 2012, Maria Elena was a contributing author to “Big Bold Business Advice” from New Jersey Women Business Owners. Her chapter highlights the increased productivity that comes with having an organized office.
She was honored as New Jersey State Business Woman of the Year in 2012 by the New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO).
Maria-Elena Grant receiving NJ State Business Woman of the Year Award from NJAWBO State President Mary Adelman.
She has a degree in Chemistry from Caldwell University and earned an MBA in finance from Seton Hall University. Maria-Elena subsequently completed the Interior Decorating Program at Bergen Community College.