Marianne serves as president of Lakeside Area Neighbors Association, and is a member of Clarendon Park Advisory Council, Sarah’s Circle Associates’ Board, and the North Lake Shore Drive Study Task Force.
She grew up in a small town of 5,000 people based in an agricultural reserve outside Washington, D.C. She is the daughter of a nurse and a scientist at the National Institute of Mental Health, and sister to both a researcher at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and a 15-year-old German Shepherd-Husky. Her father and grandfather are both veterans of the US Navy.
Marianne attended college at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland where she was a member of the varsity swim team and Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. She completed a PhD in Chemistry at Northwestern University and went on to serve as a legislative fellow covering energy and environment in the office of US Senator Sherrod Brown. She works as a management consultant focused on healthcare.