Marguerite Adams is no stranger to the significance that HOPE Center for the Arts brings to the community. Her sister, Patty Mount, was a long-time Artist at HOPE so Marguerite knows first-hand how the Center transforms the lives of intellectually disabled adults.
Professionally Mrs. Adams comes with experience as a seasoned Corporate Human Resources Manager with extensive experience in a leadership role. In 2014 she retired from the County of Orange, i.e., the third largest employer in Orange County. At the County, she demonstrated a track record for being strategic, results oriented, innovative, collaborative, and business improvement focused; and was especially known for her experience developing and implementing recruitment and marketing strategic plans. She graduated with a B.A. from the University of California Irvine, attended UCLA Anderson School of Management HR Executive Program, and Chapman University’s Leadership Academy. Marguerite currently serves as a Leadership Council Chair and as a Nonprofit Volunteer Executive Coach with Executive Coaches of Orange County.
Marguerite wants to ensure HOPE will be there for future students and their families so they will be able experience the joy, support and value that HOPE brings. She lives in Santa Ana with her husband, and they have two adult sons.