Who are Cathy and Jesse Marion?


Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center
SUNY Fredonia
280 Central Ave.
Fredonia, NY 14063
(716) 673-3217 phone
(716) 673-3617 fax

Cathy and Jesse Marion

Cathy and Jesse Marion

Made a $500,000 commitment to SUNY Fredonia during the current Doors to Success Capital Campaign

Mrs. Marion was honored in 2007 with the Fredonia Alumni Association’s
Outstanding Achievement Award

Mr. Marion is the founder of Millennium Seismic, Ltd., a seismic data
library company in Canada, as well as Marion Investments, Inc.

An alumna of Falconer Central School, Cathy Marion graduated from SUNY Fredonia in 1979 with honors with a degree in psychology before moving to Houston. She pursued a career in marketing, public relations, corporate publications and event planning for profit and nonprofit organizations.

She serves on the board of the Fredonia College Foundation and the advisory board of the Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet, and the Marion Foundation has provided support for the Chautauqua Institution as well.

Mrs. Marion was honored in 2007 with the Fredonia Alumni Association’s Outstanding Achievement Award for her distinguished professional achievement and humanitarian service.

Jesse Marion is the founder of Millennium Seismic, Ltd., a seismic data library company in Canada, as well as Marion Investments, Inc. He is a board member of the Memorial Hermann Foundation and Memorial Hermann Children’s Hospital, and a trustee of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists Foundation.

The Marion Foundation has become a fixture of the Houston region’s philanthropic community, although its giving has extended as far away as Wyoming, Alberta, Canada, and Egypt, in addition to Mrs. Marion’s native Chautauqua County.


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