Brunko-Marquez was an active student while at UMM, participating in MCSA, concert band, and symphonic winds. Brunko-Marquez has remained a strong supporter of Morris as an active alumna always willing to contact legislators and participating in the alumni career fair. After Morris, Gina earned her Master of Education in Human Resource Development and Work Community Family Education emphases at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Today, Gina enjoys spending time with her spouse, Jose Marquez ’92, and two children, Andrew and Lucy. She works as a product manager at Wells Fargo residing in Andover, MN.