Marianne Rustad VP of Operations, Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corporation
Marianne Garritano Rustad is the Vice President of Operations at the Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corp. She started her position in August of 2021. Marianne has roots in Carbon County and understands the need to preserve our history while making room for change to meet future growth.
Marianne is working closely with volunteer leaders to support and strengthen communities and our local economy by implementing programs and networking opportunities for chamber businesses. Marianne prides herself with being part of the solution and she is thrilled to serve Carbon County and all of the organizations and businesses throughout the community. Marianne pulls from her experience as a small business owner, and a community volunteer to be a resource for the small businesses of Carbon County. Her event, art, design, and production experience add to executing fresh new ideas for the county. She holds a degree from the Art Institute of Phoenix in Graphic Design, has volunteered on the CCEDC Women in Business Council and was the Vice President of the Jim Thorpe Tourism Agency in 2020. Marianne is a proud Jim Thorpe Olympian graduate and resides in Carbon County with her husband and three dogs. Marianne is active in her community and enjoys attending community events and activities and supporting local businesses.