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 has attended many seminars and classes relating to management, technology, art, and cooking.
Marcia was employed as an office manager and before that an assistant office manager at a real estate law firm in downtown Chicago for over twenty-two years. She then moved to Traverse City, Michigan and has been the office manager for Sterling Law for over 10 years.
Marcia lives in a cozy home with a view of West Bay in Traverse City, Michigan. She enjoys reading, gardening, cooking, biking, and art/photography. Marcia volunteers with the Leelanau Conservancy, the Father Fred Foundation, and the Traverse City Film Festival.