Maryleen was born in San Juan, Puerto on March 31, 1981. Her father was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and her mother was born and raised in Puerto Rico. Maryleen was raised in Snohomish, WA and received her BA in International Politics and Economics from Middlebury College, located in Middlebury, VT, in 2003. She received her MBA in Marketing from the University of Washington in 2009 and currently works at MRM Worldwide, a digital marketing agency, on the Worldwide Operations team. When she isn't working or planning the wedding, Maryleen enjoys wine tastings, movie marathons, tropical vacations, trying new restaurants and singing it up at cheesy karaoke bars.