Marion is originally from Massachusetts but now considers the Mountain State her home. Marion holds a B.A from Harvard University in the History of Science and a M.S. from the University of New Hampshire in Kinesiology/Outdoor Education. Her graduate work focused on "outdoor orientation programs" like Adventure WV's First Year Trips. Marion came to Adventure WV in 2013 as Assistant Director, and subsequently served as the Associate Director before taking on the Director position in 2019. Marion is a marathoner, ultramarathoner, and triathlete. She has a daughter in elementary school and a baby boy born during the pandemic. In her few quiet moments, she and her husband do the Sunday New York Times crossword and read The Atlantic.