Marie has more than 20 years of experience in the cemetery and funeral services industry progressing from accounting and corporate training roles to general manager at Service Corporation International (SCI). In 2016, she was recruited to the Chief Operations Officer position at OM Stone, a national monument company. Marie joined Foundation Partners in 2017 as a Market Leader responsible for managing their 5 businesses in Portland, Oregon. Marie holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a human resources minor from Warner Pacific College. She was a member of the State of Oregon Mortuary and Cemetery Board and served on the Metro Cemetery Advisory Committee for several years. Marie has been a Certified Funeral Celebrant for nearly a decade and continues to share her passion for helping families create unique expressive ceremonies that honor the life story of their loved one.