Director at Large

For the last fourteen years, Marnie has been responsible for a holistic marketing operation designed to achieve institutional attendance, revenue, and brand goals. She led a team focused on brand management, marketing strategy, market research, advertising, communications, media relations, graphic design, web site strategy and development, social media, sales, promotions, and most recently development. On August 29, 2022, she was promoted to Chief Experience and Brand Officer to create stronger value for the guest, deliver on mission, and align resources across four departments – Guest Services; Engagement & Learning; Marketing & Communications; and Information Technology—sharing one connected strategy resulting in an extraordinary experience.

Marnie currently serves as a board member for Voices Underground and the American Public Gardens Association and has past board and committee service with Seed Your Future, Historic Kennett Square, the State of Pennsylvania’s Tourism Council for Brand Development, and the Chester County Economic Development Council. Throughout her career, Marnie has held various marketing management and teaching positions for the University of Delaware’s Non-profit Management Certificate Program, the Heinz College of Public Policy and Management at Carnegie Mellon University, the Carnegie Museum of Art, and Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

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