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Maria Darden

Maria Marrero Darden, CPA

Business Director

I am grateful everyday for the opportunity to work side by side with my dad growing the company he loves so much. I am proud of the team of professionals MCA offers to solve your MEP needs.” 


Email: mdarden@mca-llc.com

Phone: 225.408.8249

Maria is a strong-arm at MCA. If a problem arises, big or small, she is the one that dives in to the solution.  She is the life of marketing, the book keeper, and the stylish one.


B.S. in Accounting, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

Experience and Qualifications:

Mrs. Darden worked for Marrero, Couvillon & Associates while earning her accounting degree from LSU.  She was given the opportunity to perform bookkeeping duties during those college years.

She went on to work in Financial Reporting for American Bank & Trust company while studying for the CPA exam.  After receiving her certification, Maria chose to work for Albermarle in 1986.  She worked for the international division in financial reporting.

Retiring from the business world to raise her three sons, Maria became an active volunteer with the Junior League of Baton Rouge and later with her sons’ schools, St. James Episcopal Day School and Episcopal High School.  She led many projects including carnivals, Annual Giving Programs, serving on school boards and presiding over parent guilds.

Upon her return to the business world, Maria became a licensed residential realtor and enjoyed assisting Baton Rouge residents and newcomers locating or selling their homes for years.

Three years ago, Maria came back to MCA to work with her father in growing the talent and business opportunities of the company.