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Marion Schouten

Marion Schouten / Director, Business Development and Investor Relations


Marion Schouten joined Castanea Partners in 2004 as Director of Business Development and Investor Relations. Marion is responsible for coordinating Castanea’s business development and acquisition origination activities.

Marion joined Castanea Partners from Flagship Ventures where she was Vice President Marketing Communications.

Prior to Flagship Ventures, Marion was Vice President of Marketing for the Technology & Life Science Division at Imperial Bank (now Comerica Bank). In that position, she was responsible for leading the marketing efforts in the Northeast Region primarily targeting venture capital firms and their portfolio companies.

Her varied experience also includes an extensive career as an artist with teaching positions at Holy Cross College and Wellesley College.

Marion holds an M.F.A. from Tufts University and a diploma from the Akademie van Beeldende Kunsten in Rotterdam, Holland.

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