With experience in the non-profit and education sectors, Marianne brings a strong equity lens to Civic Edge’s projects and client work. This focus is complemented by a mindset that balances creative and analytical thinking. As a result, Marianne excels at developing cultural and community engagement strategies that are accessible, educational, and fun. In addition to her strategic skillset, Marianne has a knack for facilitating contentious conversations and helping groups tackle tough topics in an authentic, growth and resolution-oriented manner.
Marianne graduated from UC Davis with degrees in Human Development and Religious Studies. Ideally, you'd find her lounging in the sunshine with her poodle Frankie, and then enjoying a perfectly burnt grilled cheese.