Marcy was born in upstate New York, then moved to Jacksonville, FL, where she fell in love with the beach and beach life…until Jaws came out and she saw it at the drive-in with her parents. Her childhood took her back the upstate New York, where she grew up a “Lake Girl” boating aboard a 1977 family-owned Bayliner Liberty on Seneca Lake. Summers were spent on Devil’s Lake, in the Frontenac Provincial Park in Ontario, Canada. Her experience then revolved around power boats and canoes, and she was always on the water enjoying the fresh air, exploring, fishing, swimming and basking in the camaraderie that comes with making friends on the water. While gathering drinking water and provisions in Westport, Ontario, on these summer trips, she was always fascinated with the cruisers that were docked on Upper Rideau Lake. Seeing the names and ports of call was always the highlight of these visits to town.
Marcy has the sea in her veins, and naturally evolved to enjoy sailing on bluewater cruising boats as an adult. She has been married for 23 years to her husband, Mike, who works as a carpenter, and she has two girls (Claire and Olivia) who are both college students. She also has a golden retriever named Rocket. Marcy currently lives in the suburbs of Chicago but travels wherever the water and her clients take her. She holds a BA in Environmental Studies from the University of New York and an MS in Business Management from Northern Illinois University. She worked for 15 years as a Business Engineering Manager for UPS, and 11 years in Finance & Operations in public administration. Now, she is sailing smoothly into the next chapter of her life as a snowbird who sells boats on the Inland Lakes and in Georgia.