Marni McVicar

 

ADVISOR BIOGRAPHY

Marni McVicar is a solutions-focused Senior Executive and Thought Leader with more than 35 years of success across the aerospace, defense, and commercial goods industries. Leveraging extensive experience taking hardware and software products to market for an aerospace company, she is a valuable advisor for an organization encountering compliance issues. Her broad areas of expertise include process improvement, manufacturing, and lean operations management.

Throughout her executive career, Marni has held leadership positions with Mgmt2go, Bartesian, and Aeryon Labs.

2014 - Present

Principal - MGMT2GO

mgmt2go

  • Working with the CEO of contract aerospace parts and blow molds to review current processes and implement changes returning the organization to profitability in three months after years of losses
  • Advising on product analysis, budgets and operating plans for the company launch and engaging potential investors
  • Providing assessments of current contracts and program management processes, identifying key improvements for both short-term and long-term results to improve financial and delivery success

June 2018 - Present

Industry Specialist - Innovation Guelph

Innovation Guelph

  • provide operation support to small and medium size companies

June 2016 - December 2017

VP Engineering - Bartesian

Bartesian

  • Managed subcontract designers to advance machine design from prototype to production design while reducing the part count and complexity of the design in less than 12 months
  • Reduced the BOM costs >25% from initial design
  • Set up processes for new product introduction to allow Bartesian to move the assembly to a contract manufacturer

April 2008 - January 2014

VP Operation - Aeryon Labs Inc.

Aeryon Labs Inc.

  • Built the team generating over 600% over 6 years, through bootstrapping
  • Established operations and production team from zero to full production
  • Implemented lean management, programs, and procedures needed to deliver unprecedented product designs from concept through to customer delivery and ongoing international support

I’m Available To Advise On The Following Subjects

Talent Management

Product Development

Organizational Leadership

Investment

Company or executive-specific business strategy

Business advice related to my role at my company

Feedback on my company’s product/service

Input and advice on a key project