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Marlene Bushouse, CTA

Senior Sales Administrator
aka The Woman Behind the Curtain

Marlene describes her job as “assisting the sales team in the obtainment of our yearly room night goal.” What she fails to mention is the endless litany of tasks she undertakes to help make that happen.

She’s a researcher and a proofreader and a scheduler and a designer and a negotiator and a diplomat and a travel agent. (And that’s just before noon on Monday.) If sales is involved, so is Marlene – you just may not know it, because she does it behind the scenes, unobtrusively. Which is why, in a nod to the Wizard of Oz, we’ve dubbed her “the woman behind the curtain.”

Every visit the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, I see something new!

Bio Bits:

  • Loves the “so fresh, incredibly fast” food at ATO Sushi
  • Can spend all day walking around Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
  • Extols our “traffic jams” – or rather, the lack of them – as an underrated advantage over other big cities.

Marlene has been working alongside our sales team since 1998.

Marlene Bushouse, Senior Sales Administrator

Marlene Bushouse, Senior Sales Administrator

Photo Credit: Experience Grand Rapids


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