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Marie O’Grady

Managing Director, Growth & Communications

As the Managing Director of Growth & Communications, Marie oversees Blue Planet’s communications, marketing, and development initiatives. She works closely with the team to tell stories of Blue Planet’s impact and steward a hui of mission-aligned donors and philanthropic partners.

Born and raised in Honolulu, Marie received her Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science and Biology from Whitman College. She is Board Administrator for Women in Renewable Energy (WiRE).

Before Blue Planet
Marie was the Program Experience Manager at Elemental Excelerator, where she worked on strategic events, program design, and communications. Prior to Elemental, Marie was a Marketing and Outreach Fellow with ENGIE Services U.S., formerly OpTerra Energy Services, supporting their education and communication initiatives in Hawai‘i.

Did you know?
Marie is a self-proclaimed fry connoisseur – spending most of her free time sampling the finest fried taters Honolulu has to offer.