Marlene graduated in 1978 from the country's premier ad school, the ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena. She then worked her way up the ranks of several agencies in Los Angeles, including Horlick Levin Hodges.
When Montana called, she joined Spiker Communications as Senior Art Director, and was a driving force behind the agency's work for clients such as First Security Bank and St. Patrick Hospital.
In 2002, Marlene decided it was time to spread her wings; she now works with a constellation of the best freelance professionals in the area.
Marlene's work has appeared in the CLIO awards, the Lulu awards, and the Addys (Montana and Northwest). Marlene knows every aspect of print and broadcast production.