Maria-Flora (Monkey) became a client liaison for Summit in October 2014 and is now the Alumni Coordinator and a crucial figure in Summit’s Business Development. She works in congruence with the Marketing/Admissions department and hosts Alumni events and meetings. She is known for her bright spirit and deep understanding of the recovery process through community. Monkey understands the unique power of an Alumni program to keep connected to the place where client’s began their recovery journey and is passionate about creating a space for graduates to share their spirit, strength and hope. She is the mother of five incredible kids and has lived in Malibu for the past fifteen years. Maria-Flora has been an active volunteer with the PTA and Booster Club. She is also the co-founder of A Safer PCH and an active member of the Malibu community, including being the music supervisor for the Kiwanis Club musical festival and chili cook off. Maria-Flora has been sober for 26 years and loves the beach, music, and traveling.