Marie Roberts De La Parra is the founder of Wait a Green Minute and the creator of the Life Energy Management System. She has received appointments to the California Department of Consumer Affairs, Bureau of Private Post-Secondary Education Advisory Committee, and to the U.S. E.P.A. Environmental Finance Advisory Board in Washington D.C. As an (8) year loan committee member for 1(8) California state certified financial development corporations, Nor-Cal F.D.C, Marie has assisted over 2000 small businesses with gaining access to over 200 million dollars in financial capital. Additionally, she maintains an advisory board member seat at the University of San Francisco B.A.S.E. program (Black Achievement Success & Engagement), where she is obtaining a doctorate in Organization and Leadership with a minor in Learning and Instruction. She has worked with the U.S. Department of Commerce participating in events in Spain, the Canary Islands; and with West African countries. Ms. Roberts De La Parra is a Fellow of the Global Citizen Alliance in Salzburg, Austria, and is committed to global educational, community, and economic development.