Marissa's professional background includes several positions with the federal and provincial government before taking a break to start a family in 2014. Four kids later, she had honed in her project management, multi-tasking, and time management skills and decided to re-enter the workforce. M Scarlett Bookkeeping and Administrative Support Services was started when Marissa discovered a need for freelance bookkeeping and administrative support in her hometown of Pinawa, Manitoba. Today, she happily supports many clients within the province.
Marissa has a Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Honours, Co-op) from the University of Manitoba but decided to change directions when she discovered how much she loves numbers and the behind-the-scenes side of business.  She is a Quickbooks Online Advanced Certified ProAdvisor, is a certified Xero advisor, has successfully completed numerous courses on Bookkeeping and Canadian Tax, and has completed her Accounting Certificate at Red River College. She is a current member of the Certified Professional Bookkeepers of Canada and is working through the pathway to CPB designation.  
Marissa is a life-long learner and constantly has new courses, workshops and certifications on the go. She loves a good book and spending time outside going for walks and exploring with her family and friends.