About Us

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Mary and Michele are long-time residents and entrepreneurs of Hocking Hills.

For many years, both enjoyed visiting the region with their young families that sparked a desire to relocate and begin an adventurous later life journey!


She was a lifelong resident of Toledo who vacationed with her family in Hocking Hills before permanently relocating to the region. Michele has been in the hospitality industry for decades, including owning catering, housekeeping, and event-planning businesses. 

She is instrumental in the tourism and the local community in Logan, Ohio and passionate about being of service to the region’s planned growth, amenities, residents and visitors.


Mary’s career has spanned entertainment (music & film), technology and real estate in Los Angeles, the Washington D.C. region, and the New Albany suburb of Columbus. 

She has been a business developer with market leaders in corporate America, technology startups, investors and philanthropists.  She has worked with recording artists from Prince to Bon Jovi, Tears for Fears to Billy Ray Cyrus; and on movie soundtracks including Rain Man, Sleepless in Seattle, Pretty Woman, Steel Magnolias, Pocahontas, Cliffhanger, Harley Davison & the Marlboro Man and many more. 

Mary has planned fundraising events and nonprofit campaigns attended by hundreds of people that have raised millions of dollars.  

Michele and Mary welcome you to learning more about – and visiting – Hocking Hills. We will enjoy helping you discover our region! Please join us in learning more about the beautiful Hocking Hills! 👋


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