Born in Miami, college in Miami -- the U -- and Springfield MO, grad school in Springfield MO (MA)/Chicago IL/Bellingham WA. I'm primarily a writer/markateer/PR guy. Marie Bowen was born South of Stockholm, college in Stockholm and Miami -- the U -- grad school in Chicago, IL (MA). She's a people person with lots of work in advertising and customer accounts services. She transformed from a technophobe to an online maven.