The Ardent team is thrilled to introduce you to our new developer, Mari!

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Tell us a little about yourself…
Hi, I’m Mari! I graduated in 2016 from the University of Texas at Arlington with my Bachelor of Arts in Communication Technology.  I have lived the majority of my life in Arlington, Texas and consider it to be my home. I pursued my dream to be a developer and that led me to Ardent. I am excited to be working with so many creative and talented people.

What do you do when you aren’t working?
I like to read, exercise, shop, code, and hang out with family & friends.

What is unique about you?
I am adopted!

What is your favorite movie quote?
“I solemnly swear I am up to no good.”

Do you have a nickname?
Marebear

What is at the top of your bucket list?
Take a hot air balloon ride! It doesn’t matter where, just as long as it has a beautiful view.

If you had to eat one meal, every day for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Cheesecake. It’s my weakness.

Least favorite food?
Brussel Sprouts. They are baby cabbage imposters.

Motto or personal mantra?
What’s meant to be will be.

Three words to best describe you:
Outgoing, funny, and caring.

What is an ability you wish you had?
I wish I had the ability to travel faster than the speed of light. Imagine all the things I could do!

What music is on your playlist?
Ariana Grande, Charlie Pluth, Kelsea Ballerini and 90’s music.

Where is your favorite place to eat?
Macaroni Grill