As Principal and Director of Marketing in ZGF’s Vancouver BC office, Marie Bednash is a marketing and strategy professional who brings best practices in pursuit strategy, business development and implementation, sector specific research and advancement, and firm leadership and knowledge capital development. With over 25 years of experience in developing successful business pathways, Marie is a seasoned strategist with an entrepreneurial spirit and background. As a creative and analytical problem solver, she is a "doer" committed to excellence and firm-wide success. Her integrated marketing approach successfully connects strategic planning, business development and practice cultivation to design culture and each team member’s professional development. Marie has experience in a range of project types including public safety, civic, large scale mixed use, market residential, seniors living, and a particular passion for and expertise in Education.