Name: Maria DeNicola
Title: Owner of Senza Pelo MedSpa
Kids: 3 (1 girl 2 boys)
City you live in: North Phoenix
A typical day in my life includes… work, family time and hiking, biking or the gym.
I was born… Hollywood, Florida
My favorite thing about Arizona… hiking
I’m listening to… Adele currently
My family… we have a large Italian family who all live very close to each other and we get together every other weekend for family dinners.
If I could have dinner with anyone, it would be… Cher, she is my kind of star.
One thing I cannot live without… garlic, it’s a staple.
When I was younger, I wanted to be… an Electrologist.
I’m inspired by… my parents they were self-employed my entire life.
The one person who motivates me is… my kids, they are all uniquely themselves and I love that about them.
If I could change anything in the world, it would be… equality for everyone.
The perfect day would be… a day with my family.
My first job was… at a movie theater.
My favorite escape… the beach.
My life… is pretty much where I want it to be.
I’m currently working on… I want to do more with Arizona Spinal Cord Injury Association and boys team charity, which is a charity group my son is involved in. I’m still very active in trying to get equality for many of the patients and friends I have made in my career.
Always… be yourself; be kind; be truthful
Never… miss treat anyone. There is a story behind everyone’s life and just because you do not understand it does not mean you get to treat them differently than how you would like to be treated.
Favorite Quote…. Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are ~Marilyn Monroe
Biggest Dream… equality… Plain and simple.
My Pet Peeve(s)… not taking care of unwanted hair.