Marci has over 25 years of leadership and program/project management experience providing expertise in Strategic Planning, Organizational Change, Finance and Operations to private industry, non-profits and the Federal government. Marci is an experienced financial management and operations professional with proficiency in the areas of budgeting, investment management, resource management, customer relations, strategic planning, organizational development and change management. With her broad industry experience and skill set, Marci has run the consulting operations of an IT firm serving as both Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer, and served in senior executive positions at two non-profits and a 120-person government contracting firm.
Marci currently provides project planning and facilitation support to the Commander, Navy Installation Command (CNIC N56). She is focused on providing guidance in the development of the Integrated Product Team Initiative whose mission is to establish a baseline of service support in 2012 and deliver standardized processes to promote effective and efficient shore support at Navy Installations worldwide with a goal of realizing a 15% improvement by 2015. Most recently, she served as an Executive Consultant to clients who included the President of a major financial services firm, and the CEO of a mobile advertising enterprise. Prior to that, Marci directed the daily operations of two consulting firms, including handling the negotiation, execution, and compliance of twelve federal contracts. Her prior experience also includes tenures with a Big Eight firm as a Consultant and Manager in finance and information systems management (where she conducted the takeover of over 40 financial institutions during the savings and loan crisis) and with a major investment banking firm as an Associate in mergers & acquisitions.
Not new to the Navy, Marci served as the Senior Program Manager for the Entitled Process (EP) System (NAVSEA 04) in 2006, with full analytical and delivery responsibility, including the development of business and use cases for all EP conditions. In this capacity she led cross-functional business and information technology teams and developed clear work plans in order to effectively work with staff located throughout the US and overseas; developed processes for coordinating communication among subject matter experts, NAVSEA personnel, software developers and Navy software maintenance teams, and effectively created an Agile Development environment with work teams, including offsite development/staging/acceptance/test environments.
Marci received her BA in Economics from the University of Maryland at College Park and her MBA from the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business Administration. She is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).