Maria Capriglione CPA


Maria Capriglione joined The Lighting Practice as the firm’s controller in 2017, bringing more than a decade of financial experience to the team. After receiving her bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business, Maria went on to earn an MBA with a specialization in finance from the University of Baltimore Merrick School of Business. Prior to relocating to Philadelphia and joining TLP, she worked in the Washington D.C. area as a corporate controller at Hendricks Investment Holdings.

What is the best thing about your job?
The best thing about my job is that I get to try to control the uncontrollable and I get to be a part of the TLP Team.

What is your favorite computer program? Why?
As someone in finance I would have to go with Excel, of course.

If you could only have one mode of transportation for the rest of your life, what would it be?
My little scooter. It makes me feel like I am always on vacation.

What’s the most interesting thing about you that we wouldn’t learn from your resume alone?
I actually grew up in Berlin, Germany. Surprisingly, against my heritage, I am a not a huge beer drinker.


Master of Business Administration, Specialization in Finance - University of Baltimore

Bachelor of Science in Accounting - University of Maryland

Credentials & Affiliations

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)