Marianne was born in Miami, Florida. Her family began visiting the mountains every summer when she was 10-years-old. They fell in love with the area and moved here in 1973. Marianne graduated from Hiwassee Dam High School and Charis Bible College. She is married to David Snoke and they have been blessed with four wonderful children and four grandsons. Marianne worked in the insurance industry before joining Appalachian Land Company in 2012 as an assistant to Jo Crowe-Joines. Marianne’s hobbies are reading and interpretive dance. She also enjoys attending events and sporting events with her grandchildren.