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.

project principles

We believe the foundation for a better future starts with being hopeful and ends with actual results.

We value:

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