Email: machadad@eckerd.edu

Owner/Marketing and Social Media Consultant, ADBM Consulting

Anya was born and raised in Venezuela and migrated to the United States in 2006. A recent high school graduate at the time, she came to the United States as a student eager to learn English as a second language.

Anya decided to pursue a college degree and graduated from Eckerd College in St Petersburg, FL. She earned two Bachelor’s degrees – one in Economics and the other in International Business. After college, Anya gained vital experience in the financial industry by working at Merrill Lynch and UBS Financial Services. She then went on to earn her Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Keller Graduate School of Management at DeVry University. In 2015, Anya moved to South Florida and started a business as a consultant, focusing on Social Media.

Anya discovered triathlon in 2014 and began racing in various types of events, ranging from sprints to 70.3 races. In May 2018, she completed the IRONMAN 70.3 North American Pro Championship in St. George, Utah, ultimately qualifying for the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in South Africa in September 2018.

Anya currently serves as Council Director for Girls on the Run of Broward County.