Marlene loves to learn and is a continual gatherer of new ideas.  She learns best by doing. Her passion for travel is rooted in her desire to learn about other cultures, people, and the way they do things.   Her travels have led her on many adventures and you need to be adventurous and a doer to start and run your own business. Marlene has been a business owner since 1982.

Her desire to learn by doing, has lead her to work with a wide range of clients including water purveyors, state agencies, national construction companies and regional special events. Throughout her career, public involvement and outreach have been an area of expertise.

Marlene is involved in the community through Reno Rotary Club, Dean’s Council for the Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada Reno and the Alumni Council.

Marlene is a graduate of the University of Nevada and a member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and a nominated member of the PRSA’s Counselor’s Academy, a national organization for agency owners and managers.