President ~ Maria Dines is a retired corporate attorney with experience in the government and private sectors. She addressed a wide range of legal matters during her tenure as General Counsel for a multi-national manufacturer that exported into over 40 countries. A Buffalo, New York, native, she studied at university in Rome, Italy. Maria’s husband and children are dual USA/UK citizens, where they have traveled extensively. She has been a seasonal resident of Naples for many years, and serves on the Board of Greater Naples Leadership. Maria joined WFLIC in 2014 and previously served as First Vice President. She finds WFLIC socially, intellectually, and culturally rewarding, enjoys continuously learning, and looks forward to developing new—and renewing old—friendships.