Marie was born in Portland, Oregon and spent her early childhood years there. During her school years, she grew up on ranches in Washington and Montana. She moved back to Portland after studying for two years at University of Montana and finished college at Portland State University with a BS in Psychology. Being a country girl at heart, she enjoys outdoor activities such as biking, hiking, jogging, water sports, photography & gardening. Interested in nutrition, yoga, recycling, renewable energy, and all things green.
Marie worked at First Interstate/Wells Fargo Bank for seven years, then at the Central Offices of Meier and Frank for two years. Marie came to Tucker Maxon in 2002 after the Meier & Frank central offices closed. She worked as Finance Assistant until February 2011 and has been the Development Assistant since.