Mari-Anne has held roles at top organizations for over 30 years and is currently Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer at Green Hasson Janks, an LA based business advisory firm. She is a parent to Liam and has been active in the community in the areas of disability awareness and fundraising and in mentoring families and professionals for almost 20 years.

Mari-Anne is Chairman of the Community Advisory Council of the Southwest Special Education Local Planning Area (SW SELPA). She is a board member of ASLA and has served on numerous boards such as The Miracle Project, The Center for Learning Unlimited, and past President of the Los Angeles Board of Autism Speaks. Mari-Anne is an Advisory Board member of Golden Heart Ranch, and on its behalf launched the FRED Conference as Director. FRED works to advance opportunities for adults with special needs: jobs, housing and living with purpose.