Accounting and Program Assistant
Maribel Neal earned an associate degree in Computer Science from Remington College in 1999 and worked in various positions in the education, insurance, and mortgage industries prior to beginning employment with The Shaken Baby Alliance in 2002. Maribel began her tenure with the Alliance as a Program Assistant where she provided program support in all areas including training, case consultations, and victim family support. In this position, Maribel arranged training and travel schedules for the multi-disciplinary training team, was responsible for the delivery and setup of all training materials, coordinated marketing and registration for all training, interfaced with the Accounting Associate to prepare accurate federal state and local grant billing documents, worked with investigative and legal personnel to set up case consultation appointments, and coordinated with other staff to meet the needs of victim families seeking assistance. In 2006, Maribel was promoted to the position of Accounting Associate. Today, Maribel continues in this position where she is responsible for all aspects of The Shaken Baby alliance accounting system including processing of cash receipts and expenditures, reconciliations, ensuring grant and policy compliance, preparing financial reports and budgets, and completing yearly audit preparations as directed by the Executive Director and the Board of Directors. Maribel has a special passion project that she enjoys working at and that is serving as an Educator to students for the When Babies Cry…We Cope Student Prevention Program.