Montana West Economic Development is a privately funded
economic development organization in Northwest Montana focused on fostering
high value job opportunity. Marketing and recruiting, resourcing private
capital, networking and education are part of Montana West ED's program
of work. In addition, Montana West supports the Glacier Technology Roundtable
and the ACME Angels of Montana, an early stage investor group.
Ms. Marchi is a member of the Montana Academy of Distinguished
Entrepreneurs (MADE), a group that teaches, supports and recognizes distinguished
entrepreneurship through the University of Montana School of Business.
Ms. Marchi serves on the Boards of the Glacier Region of
the Montana Community Foundation, the Montana Women's Fund and the Montana
Economic Developers Association. She is President of the Montana Ambassadors,
a statewide organization of business leaders appointed by the Governor,
which supports business development.
Prior to moving to Montana, Ms. Marchi was the Executive
Director of Communications and Public Policy for the Winston-Salem Chamber
of Commerce in North Carolina.
She is a graduate of Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia
where she majored in Politics and has served as a trustee and President
of the Alumnae Association.