Marilyn joined the Hope Haven Foundation Staff in March 2018. She is based in Sioux Falls and focuses on raising awareness and financial support for Hope Haven International Ministries. Marilyn grew up in rural southwestern Minnesota and moved to Sioux Falls to attend college. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with an emphasis in Economics and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Sioux Falls. Marilyn has been involved in non-profits in Sioux Falls her entire adult life.
In her spare time, Marilyn enjoys spending time with family and friends, travelling, reading, art, and working with her husband, Scott, on photography.