Faith | Work | Culture

Today’s guest on the She Impacts Culture podcast is Wendy Puffer, Owner and Chief Executive Officer of Marion Design Co., a social design studio committed to the revitalization of downtown Marion through empowering community assets. Her story is a testament to the transformative power of faith in action, the significance of presence, and breathing new life into cities!

In this episode, we specifically chat through:

  • Designing a life of purpose
  • The transformative power of presence
  • Reshaping perceptions
  • Nurturing authentic connections within communities

Friends, if you find yourself in a season of wanting to revitalize your city, community, or work, this episode is a must-listen. Wendy’s insights and experiences offer a roadmap to inspire change and impact. Wendy’s journey of faith intersecting with design to breathe new life into Marion, Indiana, will encourage you! Her story is a testament to the transformative power of faith in action to nurture stronger communities.


Connect with Wendy:
Website: https://www.mariondesign.co/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mariondesignco
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mariondesignco/

Wendy Puffer, NCIDQ, is the Owner and Chief Executive Officer of Marion Design Co., social design studio committed to the revitalization of downtown Marion through empowering community assets. Her design staff of professionals and interns have created design throughout the city such as the Marion City Brand and Marion Health’s (MGH) recent rebrand and hosted events such as the Marion Made Fashion Show and Market. As a licensed interior designer, her design is scattered throughout Grant County and beyond. She launched two design programs at IWU; Interior Design and Design for Social Impact. As a professor, she led teams to paint murals on the Sweetser Cafe and on Converse Mainstreet, directed eight teams to build temporary facade designs on the downtown square, and co-launched Marion Design Co. with design colleagues in 2016. She earned a Design Thinking MFA in 2016 which expanded her collaborative offerings to empowering business and organizations to creatively solve “wicked problems” through innovative solutions. She’s been married to Dr. Keith Puffer, IWU Psychology Professor for 36 years and has three adult children located in New York, Los Angeles, and Indianapolis.

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