Maria Davlantes

Maria DavlantesChief Marketing Officer

Maria Davlantes joined the Sunrise family as the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) in October 2021. Maria brings more than 30 years of experience as an innovative, collaborative marketing professional with proven success in developing modern marketing and brand growth strategies.

Prior to joining the Sunrise team, Maria served as Executive Vice President and CMO for Heartland Dental, the largest dental support organization in the U.S., supporting more than 1,000 dental offices across 38 states. In her role, she led innovative strategies and evolved digital and affiliate marketing programs to drive growth.

Maria also served in CMO, marketing leadership, and consulting roles with TE Connectivity, Interface, Inc., FLOR, and BP, the global energy company, where she managed brands for the $40 billion global retail business. Prior to that, she supported global clients in the consumer, financial, and industrial sectors as a strategy consultant for McKinsey & Company in London. Her marketing experience includes designing organic and inorganic growth strategies, successfully leading teams to scale businesses and transform digital experiences, managing consumer brand expansions, and creating and leading data science, analytics, and marketing performance efforts, as well as product development.

Maria earned her Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, where she also received her Bachelor of Science in Communications. She currently serves as an independent director on the board of Life Floor, another purpose-driven company that strives to make every aquatics surface in the world safer.

“…there is no mare strategic issue for a company, or any organization, than its ultimate purpose. For those who think business exists to make a profit, I suggest they think again. Business makes a profit to exist. Surely it must exist for some higher, nobler purpose than that.”
–Ray Anderson
Senior Living Financial Options