Maria I. Maldonado

Senior Administrative Assistant

Maria Maldonado is the Senior Administrative Assistant for 50 South Capital’s Hedge Fund Group and Private Equity Group, responsible for all administrate functions. She is responsible for facilitating the efficient functioning of the group through a range of administrative, clerical and managerial tasks. Additionally, Maria is a member of the Northern Trust Administrative Professionals Leadership Committee.

Prior to joining 50 South Capital, Maria was the Executive Assistant to the CEO and Vice Chairman at The Federal Savings Bank, a private-owned mortgage bank in Chicago. There she managed over 200 employees and oversaw nine other locations across the country. Prior to joining The Federal Savings Bank, she worked for MF Global, a commodity brokerage firm in the Chicago Board of Trade, as a Sales Administrative Assistant. Prior to MF Global, Maria worked for Walgreens and was promoted to a management position.

Education & Associations

Maria holds a Masters in Business Administration from Robert Morris University. She is a member of The International Association of Administrative Professionals.


Outside of work, Maria enjoys spending time with family especially her daughter, nieces and nephews. She loves to spoil her two Shih Tzu dogs, Bebe and Gizmo, and at times do absolutely nothing, but relax and cuddle with them while she reads a book by one of her favorites, Joyce Meyer.