Marie manages internal and external communications to Elemental Excelerator’s portfolio companies and community. She also helps execute Elemental Excelerator events.

Marie first joined EEx as an Operations and Communications Fellow before joining the team full-time as their Communications Coordinator.  Prior to Elemental Excelerator, Marie worked as a R.I.S.E Marketing and Outreach fellow with OpTerra Energy Services.  She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Studies and Biology and a minor in Japanese from Whitman College.
Marie was born and raised in Honolulu, HI and spends her summers visiting family in Japan and Canada. She spends her weekends eating cake and falling in love with dogs at the local shelter.