Marion Area Employer Resource Network (MERN)

The Marion Area ERN is a low-cost, shared resource to help improve employee retention and productivity. Member businesses have access to a Success Coach, who works on-site to assist employees with removing barriers such as: Attendance/Job performance, Financial Debt, Transportation, Childcare, and much more.

More information available here.

Meet the Success Coach

Natalie Longmeier is the Success Coach/Student Resource Navigator for the Employer Resource Network. She was born and raised in Marion, OH and is passionate about helping people reach their goals. Natalie is currently furthering her education at Marion Technical College in the field of Business Management. She has worked with several nonprofits in the Marion community connecting people to resources and fundraising for programs. In her personal life, Natalie and her husband, Ryan, have three children and are busy with sports, music activities, and volunteering.

To become an “Employer of Choice” and join the Employer Resource Network, contact Heidi Jones at

Visit the Marion Area Employer Resource Network website!

Strategic Community Partners

ERN Member Businesses