Marianne ortiz


One of the most courageous things you can do is identify yourself, know who you are, what you believe in and where you want to go.
— Sheila Murray Bethel

Marianne Ortiz joined Three Box in May 2019 as a Vice President. In this role, she manages Three Box client programs and strategies, and delivers senior counsel that accomplishes clients’ business goals and objectives, while moving brands forward.

Marianne brings more than 13 years of experience in media relations, public affairs, strategic communications and project management at PR agencies across the country, working on behalf of clients including Walmart, Dunkin’ Brands, Chevron, Capital One Bank, Pfizer, Waste Management, BP and the Louisiana Office of Tourism.

Most recently, she served as Director of Account Services at The Ehrhardt Group in New Orleans, LA. Previously, she held positions at Profiles Inc. and Abel Communications in Baltimore, MD, Merritt Group in Reston, VA, and Edelman in Washington, DC.  In these roles, Marianne worked with clients spanning multiple industries in all aspects of communications management ranging from research and branding to strategic messaging and community, stakeholder and media relations – sharing stories with key publics through earned media, social media, special events, marketing collateral and community outreach. 

Marianne has a bachelor’s degree in communication and public relations from University of Maryland, College Park. She has been named to PRNews’ “2012 Rising Stars of PR”and The Daily Record’s “20 in their Twenties.”  


Was a ballerina for 18+ years
Can’t live without coffee (usually Dunkin’)
Has a knack for memorizing song lyrics