Maryann Sahoury performed as Director of Marketing and Special Events Planner for Parisi Fitness Centers, a chain of Northern New Jersey health and fitness facilities located in Wayne, Morris Plains, Garwood, Fair Lawn, and Midland Park. The company strongly supports local and national nonprofits, schools, and community groups. As part of her role with the company, Maryann Sahoury coordinated fundraisers and other events involving these organizations.
Organizing nearly all meetings, holiday parties, fundraisers, and other events was but one part of Maryann Sahoury’s job. She was also responsible for the creation of all external and internal marketing pieces. Through her campaigns, Maryann Sahoury improved membership numbers and created new revenue. Her work also included support of sales staff and the supervision of the content development for Parisi Fitness Centers’ website and social media pages.
Maryann Sahoury’s work to coordinate fundraisers involved a number of organizations, including food banks, houses of worship, health concern groups, local schools, animal welfare societies, and other charities. Parisi Fitness Centers also collaborates with such health organizations as the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, The Blood Center of New Jersey, The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, the American Cancer Society, and the American Heart Association. Food banks and anti-hunger groups include the Center for Food Action and the Community Food Bank of New Jersey. Maryann Sahoury has additionally worked with Ramapo Bergen Animal Refuge, Inc. (RBARI) and the Second Chance Pet Adoption League.
After she first began working with Parisi Fitness Centers, Maryann Sahoury decided to pursue an education in psychology. She attended William Paterson University, a school servicing more than 10,000 students and providing more than 200 different academic programs in science and liberal arts. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in January 2010.