Maria Sparagis


Maria is President of DirectPayNet, a private payment services firm that specializes in international and domestic merchant accounts for ecommerce merchants mainly in the medium to high-risk arenas. In addition, Maria works as a consultant to clients on an international scale to aid in managing their merchant accounts and help in secondary revenue sources as well as strategies to maximize revenue on their websites. Prior to DirectPayNet, Maria was the Director of Monetization at Manwin (now MindGeek), parent company of the world's largest adult entertainment sites.� She headed a department that handled payment services for all properties as well as secondary revenue sources for all major brands. Maria has a Bachelor's Degree in Commerce from the John Molson School of Business at Concordia University as well as a certificate in Project Management from McGill University.�