Jeannine and her husband Steve Marks launched the Akron Marathon in 2003 with a family foundation with the mission of promoting health and fitness and to bring national attention to the region. The event is currently the largest Marathon Relay event in the United States. Jeannine is a lifelong Akron area resident and a graduate of the University of Akron. In addition to her board seat with Akron Marathon, Jeannine presently serves on the board of Summa Foundation, Children’s Hospital Leadership Team for Haslinger Hospice and Palliative Care and Girls On the Run leadership team. She has served on many boards and continues to chair and work on philanthropic endeavors in the community. Jeannine and her husband have three children; Wyatt, Mackenna and Brady.