In a career spanning over 25 years, Marni has worked in both the private and public sector. Serving many years in senior management roles at companies like State Farm Insurance Companies and National Interstate Corporation, Marni developed and implemented cutting edge multi-state programs that saved millions over the years. With a Master’s degree in business, Marni was the Vice President of Marketing before being elected in 2013, as Cape Coral, FL’s first woman mayor. She served the state’s 8th largest city for 4-years (2013- 2017). In 2015, she was awarded the “Elected Women of Excellence Award” from the National Foundation of Women Legislators (NFWL) and received two Home Rule Hero Awards through the Florida League of Cities for her work advocating on behalf of her city. She was also awarded the "Ally for Equality" award from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) in 2014. Through personal experience, she is a strong advocate for transparency and education on dating safety.