Marie joins Community Vision as a Development Assistant. She has more than 5 years of experience in development, marketing, communications, event planning and board administration. Marie has focused her career on helping young people and living her values of dedication, support, integrity, justice, respect and compassion. In college, she was an art mentor for young people living in domestic violence shelters at Free Arts AZ and a basketball coach at Boys & Girls Clubs. At Free Arts, she deepened her passion for giving back and shining a light on the inequities happening in our communities. She has worked for the Boys & Girls Clubs, Beyond Emancipation, Able Works and SAVE. Marie is a native of the Bay Area and has lived in Sacramento, Long Beach and Phoenix. She holds a BS in Nonprofit Leadership and Management from Arizona State University. She loves to spend time with her family, travel, garden, take photos and learn about history.