Marie helps clients in corporations, local governments, nonprofit organizations and communities build and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with key audiences. She delivers key stakeholder research, strategic planning and focused communications and business development programs for several organizations, boards, work groups and teams in both the private and public sectors. Marie graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Villa Maria College in Erie, Pennsylvania; earned her M.Ed. in communication arts and MBA in marketing from Xavier University (OH). She recently awarded a certificate of completion for the Mobilizing Your Nonprofit Board Program from Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Executive Education.