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Marianne Gerdes

Executive Director, Ilan-Lael Foundation

Marianne has been working with James Hubbell and the Ilan-Lael Foundation for ten years to expand its impact and aid in the transition of the iconic Ilan-Lael property from private home to public resource.  Marianne has chaired a $1.2 million dollar fundraising effort to construct the Foundation’s headquarters and program space at Ilan-Lael.  She developed influential programs for the Ilan-Lael Foundation like Conversations on Beauty, the Triton Art Recovery & Repurpose Auction, and the Pacific Mosaic Youth Art Project.