Marla Werner has over 20 years of experience in marketing, communications, strategic growth planning, community partnership and development. Marla has worked with both non-profit organizations and for-profit businesses, creating sustainable growth strategies that empower organizations to reach their highest potential. Marla also runs MPower Consulting LLC, a creative growth strategy agency, while holding the position of Executive Director of The Segal Family Foundation. Prior to her current positions, Marla has held director level positions at the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Morgantown and Pittsburgh. Her daughter is active in the anti gun violence space and Marla is active with social justice causes. She is a strong Democrat with wide connections in the Pittsburgh Jewish Democratic community. She is a mother to 2 sets of twins.