Life Doesn’t Always Go The Way You Expect It To with Heidi Maretz
About this Episode
In this episode, I interview Heidi Maretz, an attorney with over 30 years of experience in real estate and business law and Senior Associate at Smart Wellness Associates, whose passion for motherhood and her children changed her carefully charted path for her career and ultimately, for her life. After receiving her communications degree from UCLA, and dipping her toe into the world of entertainment broadcasting, Heidi quickly realized she wanted to be in a professional field that valued her mind as much as her other assets, and made the decision to pursue law school and a career in the legal profession. Soon after embarking on the ‘path to partner’ comprised of a daunting 80-90 hour workweek, Heidi was in the throws of a separation from her husband with a two month old. Throughout all of life’s challenges, Heidi clung to the mentorship of women in her firm, the support and vision of her friends, and the tenacity necessitated by having her own skin in the game.
Listen to our interview, filled with the strength of an independent woman who above all, is passionate about her children and their lives and has striven in every aspect of her own life to be there for them, and to ensure their happiness and fulfillment. Heidi created her own certainty, financial stability, and time flexibility by adding an entrepreneurial income stream to her ‘belt suspenders’, and now mentors other women who are seeking the same, to do just that. This episode will leave you feeling inspired and emboldened by the power of an unstoppable working mother with skin in the game, and a fierce love for her children.