Marianne & Cody

Marianne Keathley (L) and Cody Garcia (R)

About Marianne Keathley: Marianne Keathley (CPA) graduated from Delano High School before earning her undergraduate degree and MBA from University of California, Davis. She moved to Bakersfield in 1985 to start work with the accounting firm of Price Waterhouse where she met her husband, Alan Keathley. They have two grown children, Blake and Anna. In addition to helping clients with their businesses, Marianne has been a community volunteer. She has been associated with the Junior League of Bakersfield, Community House, and the Assistance League. She is always open to helping others and has volunteered with fundraisers for CASA, Couples Against Cancer October Fest, the Jamison Center and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton. She supported her children by working in their classrooms and with various activities at Stockdale Elementary, Actis Jr. High and Bakersfield High Schools.   In addition to being active in the parent and booster clubs, she has served on many school committees and is currently a member of the KHSD Citizens' Oversight Committee.  Marianne is currently involved with the Kern County Tri Delta  and UC Davis Alumnae, LMU Tri Psi Mother's Group, and Kern County Panhellenic.  Whenever possible, she enjoys traveling to see her children.

About Cody Garcia: Cody is honored to be participating in Dancing At The Stars for the third time since its inaugural year. He has appeared on the Stars/BMT stage numerous times in roles which include Chuck Baxter (Promises, Promises), Robert Martin (The Drowsy Chaperone), Riff (West Side Story), Leaf Coneybear (25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Sky Masterson (Guys & Dolls), Danny Zuko (Grease), Link Larkin (Hairspray). He is also a choreographer and director of the Stars School of the Performing Arts workshops. This year, Cody choreographed and played a supporting role in the original musical comedy, Dangerous Curves, as part of the Shafter COLOURS Festival. Offstage, Cody enjoys enriching young lives as a performing arts program leader with the Boys & Girls Club of Kern County, and is also a Zumba instructor with InShape Health Clubs in his spare time. Marianne and he can’t wait to bring some spice to the Dancing At The Stars stage this year!

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