Born and raised in Tyler, TX, Marilyn trusted Christ in 1977 through the ministry of Young Life. After graduating from Baylor University, she worked for a Bank of America predecessor in Waco, TX. She transitioned to higher education in 1998, serving her alma mater until 2005 in the areas of human resources, student life, enrollment and retention management. From 2006-2009 Marilyn consulted for two universities in Canada before joining Seattle University in 2010. She is blessed with a wonderful dad (and mom now with the Lord), two brothers and sisters-in-love, five nieces and incredible friends.

PRECEPT MINISTRIES BOARD EXPERIENCE

  • Precept Board Member since 2014
  • Audit Committee
  • Nominating and Governance Committee

EXPERIENCE

  • Active Precept Ministries International Bible study leader since 2006
  • Vice President for Enrollment Management at Seattle University since 2010
  • 16 years in private higher education senior administration and consulting at Seattle University (WA), Trinity Western University (B.C.), Quest University Canada (B.C.) and Baylor University (TX) following 15 years in financial services with Bank of America predecessor
  • Have served on several private boards and various committees

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND LIFE EXPERIENCE

  • BBA and MBA, Baylor University
  • Proud aunt
  • Life verse: Col. 1:28-29
  • Local Church: Crossroads Bible Church, Bellevue, WA