Why we are here
We believe in a vibrant future for Marietta and we know that by working together, our plans for revitalization and development across our beautiful city will come to life.
our project purpose
Enrich Marietta is a results-driven, inclusive process that guides our community through comprehensive projects and policies to enrich the experience Marietta’s infrastructure, arts, education, and recreational assets.
We believe the foundation for a better future starts with being hopeful and ends with actual results.
Results: Deliverable outcomes derived from collaborative approaches guided by
Inclusiveness: an inclusive process, developed by compassionate individuals who are influenced by
Creativity: the innovation, resourcefulness and stewardship of our community, and who have a
Hopefulness: for a better Marietta.
who is around the table
Mayor Joe Matthews | City of Marietta
Geoff Schenkel | 4th Ward Councilman, Chair of PZAH
Cristie Thomas | Executive Director, Marietta Main Street
Bret Allphin | Development Director, Buckeye Hills Regional Council
Carrie Ankrom | President, Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce
Dr. William Ruud | President, Marietta College
Tom Perry | Vice President for Communication & Brand Management, Marietta College
Heather Allender | President and CEO, Marietta Community Foundation
Jillian Clark Stull | Peoples Bank
Sarah Arnold | Marketing & Community Relations, Washington County Public Library
Deana Clark | Executive Director, Marietta-Washington County CVB
Dave Ballantyne | Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action
Hunt Brawley | Executive Director, Peoples Bank Theatre
Nick Arnold | Development Advisory Board
Jared Perry | Founder, IncSwell
Andy Kuhn | Executive Director, Southeast Ohio Port Authority
Jayne Call | Washington County Health Department
Dr. Vicki Wood | President, Washington State Community College
Amanda Herb | Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Washington State Community College
Kevin Malcomb | Vice President, Marietta Memorial Hospital
Jona Hall | Director of Curriculum, Marietta City Schools