was born and raised in Kelowna. Growing up, she was a competitive athlete with a focus on softball. Her father Gord, was involved in the coaching for many years, which forged a strong sense of teamwork between them early on. Marki attended UBCO and received her degree in Human Kinetics in 2011. She has travelled the world, obtaining her Marine Safety Training and Dive Instructor certification. She gained high level service experience working in the yacht industry out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. In 2014, she returned to her hometown of Kelowna to work in real estate alongside her father. Marki has been enjoying her career as a full-time real estate agent in partnership with Gord.