Maria Claudia was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina on August 21, 1966. She came to the US, with her parents when she was 4 years old. She grew up in Mount Vernon with Elio and Guiseppina DiLeo. By the time she was in High School her family had moved to Harrison. Maria graduated from Pace University with a Bachelors Degree and MBA. She worked for IBM for 15 years. She met me in 1994 and we were married in 1996. On December 25, 1998 we were blessed with our Daughter, Gabriela Natalie. We lived in White Plains and eventually moved across the street from her parents in Harrison. Maria wanted her family together and her greatest joy was being a Mom.