Marianna began work at the church in August 2013 after many years volunteering in different capacities including, teaching church school; Children and Family Ministries, co-chair; MSA; Deacons, Chair; and co-founding the Maasai Mission in Kenya, where she was privileged to lead her first mission trip in June 2014.

After working in the fashion industry in New York and some globetrotting with her husband’s career Marianna moved to New Canaan in 1999 with her husband, Rick, and three daughters, Anna, Elizabeth, and Charlotte. Marianna grew up in Durham, NC and graduated from the University North Carolina at Greensboro with a BFA in theater.