Career Activity


Start-Up Founder

  • Deep Roots LLC | principal learning designer | 2019-present
    Embedding practices with The Hedgehog Way framework that prevent bugs without disruption to daily workflow, improving technical debt one day at a time.
  • Hedgehog Learning | co-founder| 2018-2019
    Applying a habit building framework to empower individuals for any real and sustainable change they sought

Principal consultant work in instructional design for academic and corporate clients

  • Rabbit Hole Learning Consulting | sole proprietor| 2017-present
  • Adaptive Learning | sole proprietor | 2010-2016
    (re-branded to Rabbit Hole Learning Consulting)

Vice-President of Instructional Design at Education Management Services | 2015-2018

Director level leadership within the College of Adult and Graduate Studies at Ohio Christian University

  • Humanities & Social Sciences Director | 2015
  • Academic Operations Director | 2014
  • Online Learning Director | 2008-2013

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About Marian

My passion is centered around ensuring effective learning experiences that improve people's lives. Developing a learning mindset is my ultimate goal whether working with academic programs or corporate training; formal or informal learning practices. It is my belief that our potential for agility is limited only by our capacity for learning.