Marilyn graduated from Texas State University, earning a Bachelor’s Degree and a Teaching Certificate in Secondary Education. She moved to Tucson in 1987 and after working in other fields, Marilyn began an insurance career in 1996. She holds a professional designation as a Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) and attends classes each year to acquire additional education regarding the insurance industry. Marilyn was a board member for two years with the National Association of Insurance Women and Tucson Insurance Professionals Incorporated.
Marilyn is married with a grown son, a daughter-in-law, and stepchildren. She enjoys sharing time with her family and friends, gardening, reading, and treks to the mountains.