Marissa earned her Master of Public Administration degree from Drake University and her BA in Communication Studies from the University of Iowa. She is the published co-author of “An Examination of Generational Stereotypes as a Path Towards Reverse-Agesim.” Throughout her career, she has focused on Executive Leadership Development. As a change-maker, she has improved social entrepreneurial programs by building and developing staff through empathetic practices and coaching.
Marissa's professional background has focused on people development and leadership, helping to support executives in building robust, inclusive teams. Her passion is to enable employees to create the most value in their roles, leading to highly productive teams and outstanding, innovative organizations.