Marion Cunningham serves as the Administrative Officer for the program in Art, Culture and Technology (ACT). As the “AO” she is the chief financial and administrative officer and oversees the financial, human resource, and operational aspects of the program. Prior to joining ACT, Marion was the Managing Director for MIT’s Center for Real Estate, Vice President in the Commercial Real Estate Lending Division of the Bank of New York, a consultant, and a city planner in Baltimore. She has a BA from Cornell University, a MCP degree from MIT’s Department of Urban Studies and Planning, a MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, and a Master of Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Her outside interests include spinning, reading, music, theatre, and cooking.