Maximilianah Zales, Senior Business Assistance Associate, has lived and worked on the East Coast, the West Coast, and is now back home in the Midwest. She joined Justine PETERSEN, December 2020, as the Senior Associate- Business Assistance. Maximilianah has a background in education, starting as an elementary school teacher, she went on to start and manage educational programs in Florida, Texas, Illinois, and California under No Child Left Behind. Maximilianah is an experienced facilitator, and in 2018, started facilitating educational programs for small business owners working in partnership with over 25+ organizations throughout the St. Louis area. Maximilianah enjoys spending time at home with her son Noah, their dog Peanut, and “the girls”—their backyard chickens.