Marissa Day

Board Member

Marissa Day

Marissa Day is the Creative Director of The Leonardo in Salt Lake City and is passionate about fostering community collaborations and innovating in the world of nonprofits. In her current role, she oversees education and programming initiatives related to art, science and technology geared towards engaging the Utah community in asking questions and being curious about the world around us. Prior The Leonardo, Marissa worked at Salt Lake agency Struck Creative on the Utah Office of Tourism Mighty 5 campaign, helping to spread the word about the beauty of Utah’s national parks. She previously sat on the Board of Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter in Park City, supporting the organization's preservation and education mission. Before her Utah chapter, Marissa was born and raised in New York, and previously worked at exhibit design firm Ralph Applebaum Associates on a range of international museum projects. Marissa holds a Masters degree from New York University in Experimental Humanities. She has called Utah home for seven years, having found it a perfect place to live and explore with her husband, son, and their three dogs and cat.