Marley Hodgson
CEO/Founder, Mad Greens
Board of Alumni and Friends

Marley and business partner, Dan Long, founded Mad Greens–Inspired Eats in 2004. Today Mad Greens operates eleven locations throughout the Front Range with plans to expand the concept to other regions in the near future. Marley serves as the CEO and oversees the company’s finances, marketing, real estate and general administration. Marley is a native of New York City and holds a BA in Biology from Colorado College and a Masters degree in Business Administration from the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado.

His broad range of business management and entrepreneurial experience includes: management of a regional microbrewery in Connecticut, V.P. Business Development and Director of the Direct to Consumer division of Ghurka & Trafalgar a luxury leather goods and accessories manufacturer and retailer, Founder and President of Ghurka.com and Co- founder and managing partner of the Smith Fork Ranch, a luxury guest ranch/resort on Colorado’s Western Slope. Marley is active in the Front Range Community and devotes time to the Children’s Hospital Foundation and National MS Society, and serves on the Board of Advisors to the Leeds School of Business, the Deming Center for Entrepreneurship and Board of Trustees for the National MS Society CO/WY Chapter. In 2007 Marley was recognized by the Denver Business Journal as one of Denver’s “40 under 40” top business leaders, and Mad Greens was awarded the 2007 Emerging Business of the Year by the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce.

An avid outdoorsman, Marley enjoys fly fishing, rock climbing, hiking, and fine wine collecting. He and his wife Jennifer have two daughters.