Maren is principal of Grammata Communications, a business analysis and communications service that specializes in the articulation and management of complex situations and information. Maren has provided analysis and reporting on survey and focus group results for DHM since 2006. She has conducted in-depth interviews, researched background issues, and supported DHM project managers in survey and topic guide development, strategic planning, and client communications. Playing a variety of roles, Maren has extensive experience in such fields as education, healthcare, agriculture, forest products, homebuilding, and economic development in Indian Country.
Maren graduated Phi Beta Kappa with Honors and Distinction from Stanford University and earned a Ph.D. in Social Sciences at The University of Chicago. She taught for 12 years at liberal arts colleges before moving gradually into the business environment.