Marily Benson seems to keep one foot in the non-profit world while working in the accounting field. Her passion is for ethical actions whether in the board room or a child’s room. Marily is a team player with a willingness to work for needed changes. She brings over 20 years of accounting and office experience to the Joy House team and looks forward to sharing her skills and knowledge for the betterment of the organization and those individuals who are willing to do the hard work of helping themselves.
Marily is a graduate of UC Berkeley School of Social Welfare and is currently a Masters student in Accounting at CSU Sacramento. She is also a mother of three, a Bubbe to two, and has two ex-husbands. Having had a challenging childhood, she continues to find new ways to rise above her past. Life is a journey and she chooses to make the most of it. When not absorbed in her work, she enjoys listening to people find themselves through their sharing and pondering her questions.