Paley Nadel, Marianne
Project Director DyeWorks
Marianne Paley Nadel is a long time community leader in the City of Lawrence. For over a decade, she managed her family real estate holdings, the Everett and Stone Mills, bringing professional, educational, non-profit and manufacturing space to the downtown. Her vision created a networked tenancy that supported youth engagement, workforce development, entrepreneurship, and urban manufacturing. Marianne was the founding Executive Director of Groundwork Lawrence, leading the organization’s growth from a small non-profit start-up into a dynamic community development and public-private partnership focused on environmental improvements, fresh food programs, youth education, employment initiatives, and community engagement. She has also worked for governmental, private and public entities fostering effective Heritage Planning, Arts & Culture, and Economic Development over her career.
Marianne is the Board Chair of Groundwork Lawrence, and an active leader on the Northern Essex Community College Board of Trustees, Lawrence General Hospital Board of Trustees, and the Lawrence Partnership. Marianne holds a Masters in Urban Planning from MIT and a BA from Brandeis University. She lives in Newton, MA with her husband Eric, the youngest of their three children and two dogs.