Marcia attended the University of Iowa, focusing on drawing and painting. She finished her B.A. at Columbia College in Chicago, Illinois, in General Studies. Marcia attended many seminars and classes relating to management, technology, art, and cooking.
Marcia was employed as an assistant office manager, and an office manager at a real estate law firm in Chicago for twenty-two years. She then moved to Traverse City, Michigan and has been the office manager for Sterling Law for over seven years.
Marcia lives in a cozy house with a view of west bay in Traverse City, Michigan. She enjoys reading, gardening, cooking, biking, movies, and photography. Marcia volunteers with the Leelanau Conservancy, the Father Fred Foundation, and the Traverse City Film Festival.