Marianne got her start in the new home industry in her home state of California in 1984. She relocated to Northern Virgina where she worked in new home marketing before moving to the Triangle in 1989. She began her tenure in the Fonville Morisey Barefoot marketing department in 1995. Marianne has completed all four of the Institute of Residential Marketing classes and she is an active member of TSMC, where she has participated in committees such as Dream Home Showcase and MAME. Marianne has received numerous MAME awards over the years, including Marketing Specialist of the Year in 1999.