Mari SokolowskiPinot's Palette
Franchise Development Director
Mari joined the Pinotís Palette team in 2011 as Marketing Director, the first full-time hire to the headquarters team. Since 2012, Mari has been directing franchise development from coast-to-coast through managing the national marketing budgets as well as leading the Pinotís Palette sales efforts from her satellite office in Chicago, IL. Her passion for the industry and Pinotís Palette brand has helped guide over 150 new franchise partners through the sales process, making Pinotís Palette the fastest growing paint and sip in the nation. When Mari is not working with qualified candidates, she focuses her time on operating her own franchise studio in Chicago, IL, volunteering and spending time with her family. Mari graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with undergraduate degrees in both Marketing (B.B.A., 2005) and Advertising (B.S., 2005), and has marketing experience with national brands like P&G as well as local media start-ups like CultureMap.