Marie is an accomplished accounting and finance professional with over 25 years of experience in diverse industries including manufacturing, non-profit, legal firms, marketing and advertising services, real estate, publishing, and wholesale/retail operations. She has comprehensive experience in strategic planning and policy making as well as management experience with both small and mid-size organizations.
After starting her career with regional CPA firms, Marie established her own CPA practice specializing in systems and accounting software, as well as controller and finance director services. In these positions, she served on the management teams and was responsible for all financial matters including accounting, billing, accounts payable, payroll, budgeting, financial reporting, and cash management.
Marie holds a Master of Psychology and BA in Business Administration from Seattle University and conducts qualitative research on economic topics. In her spare time, Marie enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and hiking in the mountains of Washington state.