Originally from Wappingers Falls, New York, Marisa graduated from Harvard College with a joint degree in Government and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations. She currently resides in downtown Manhattan and works as a Commodities Analyst, with a specialization in energy products for the firm Brown Brothers Harriman. Marisa also serves as founder and president of The Pink Agenda, an organization of young professionals committed to raising money for The Breast Cancer Research Foundation and Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the Country's most effective and efficient breast cancer research and direct care service organizations. The organization's Annual Spring Gala will be held on Thursday, May 15, 2008 at 24 Fifth, the former ballroom of the Fifth Avenue Hotel.
In her "free time," Marisa can be found with friends enjoying wine and often baked goods (best of all, funfetti cake).