Maria Eugenia Lanao
Director of Business Development
Maria Eugenia “Maru” Lanao serves as Director of Business Development at The Berman Group. Originally from Peru, Maru is a strong communicator with a keen understanding of the media and public relations processes. She began her public relations career in 2001 at the prestigious Apple Organization in Miami, FL where she led her clients’ communications efforts as the Director of the Latin American Division focusing on the U.S. Hispanic and Latin American markets.
Throughout her long career in public relations, Maru has developed an expertise in multiple industries including real estate, arts and culture, technology, film, fashion, non-profit and large-scale events. After living in Miami for 26 years, Maru relocated to the New York area and now supports the New York and growing South Florida offices for The Berman Group. Maru enjoys her free time discovering new places and meeting new people.