Senior Advisor

Maria McConville hails from Rocky River, Ohio and directly commissioned into the U.S. Army as a dietician officer. She is a Registered Dietitian and a Fitness Trainer currently working as a Senior Advisor for the D’Aniello Institute for Veterans and Military Families.

She owns and operates McConville Consulting, LLC where she coaches clients on nutrition, fitness, purposeful living, energy management, and living life with authenticity. Maria is also a Senior Nutrition Health Educator with the Henry Jackson Foundation in support of the Consortium of Health and Military Science.

In her capacity as a U.S. Army spouse, Maria served as the visionary behind the Spouse Master Resilience Training program and spearheaded the pilot program which continues as an active and thriving model program throughout the Army. She advocates for spouse employment, reciprocity of licensure, and telework positions.

Maria holds a Bachelors degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Miami University and a Masters degree in Public and Community Health from Austin Peay State University. While on active duty, Maria met and married her husband, retired U.S. Army General Jim McConville.  Together they have three children who serve as U.S. Army officers today. She finds peace, enlightenment, and joy walking on the beach at their home in Watersound, Florida.