In her Content Writing role, Maren is responsible for penning blogs, social media posts, and other original content to drive traffic to our Members’ websites and social media profiles. Content-driven web impressions are critical to generating new leads for our Members. Prior to joining Advantage|ForbesBooks, Maren amassed a great deal of experience reporting on congressional affairs at the state and national level. As a fellow at the National Journal, she reported on news coming out of our nation’s capital. She also held a role as a children’s book writer for a Utah-based company where she wrote and formatted three books and one e-book.
A graduate of the prestigious Brigham Young University, Maren held roles at various BYU publications including the school’s magazines, websites, and newspapers. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communications with a journalism emphasis and a minor in editing. A Utah native, Maren is an avid reader and creative writer in her spare time. She enjoys hiking, kickboxing, playing the violin, and frequenting the beach. Both Maren’s father and husband are active in the Navy, making the branch an important part of her life. She is passionate about meeting new people and helping them share their stories with a wide audience.