Valerie joined Michael Marion and Jeff Lott in 2002, as a Branch Administrator with Ferris, Baker Watts, Inc., and has remained with the practice to her current position as Administrative Manager at Marion Wealth Management Group. Valerie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech, Rhetoric and Communications from the University of Pittsburgh. Prior to joining Mike and Jeff, she worked for Mellon Financial Corporation in Corporate Affairs, and Westinghouse Electric Corporation as a Senior Communications Specialist. With a strong communications background, Valerie’s focus at Marion Wealth Management Group is on client relations – working to ensure the very best client experience – as well as Operations, Administration, and Human Resources management. Outside of the office, Valerie enjoys instructing fitness classes, traveling, and spending time with her family.