Marisa retrained as an Accountant in order to help others realise their business aspirations. Her desire to learn about finance started when she was a lab technician, she was sitting next to the CEO and thought to herself “what makes our lives so different?”, and realised it was that he had a vast knowledge of finance that he used in both his personal and business life, that motivated Marisa to want to learn more.
Marisa was the Massey Business School's Promising Student Bursary Recipient 2020, and David Levine Foundation Bursary Recipient 2021, she is currently completing her final papers towards a Bachelor of Accountancy.
In her spare time she loves spending time with her son in the outdoors. She also has interests in the arts, photography, gardening and cooking.