Marlene Pierson-Joliffe has been in the business of State Fair & Facility management since 1989. She spent 25 years at the State Fair of West Virginia, with 10 years as CEO. In 2013, she was Chair of the International Association of Fairs and Expositions and continues to serve on that board. Marlene started in her role as VP of Operations at The Meadow Event Park on February 2, 2015.
Marlene, her husband and two children reside in Hanover County.