DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
Marcia is accomplished human resources professional with twenty-six years of experience where she specialized in creating and organizing comprehensive programs in for-profit and not-for-profit industries. She joined Mending Fences in September of 2015 as the Human Resources Director and Executive Assistant to the CEO. As Mending Fences grew, Marcia added many more hats handling bookkeeping, payroll, office management, IT and more and was promoted to the position of Director of Operations. She is certified as a Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) by the Society for Human Resource Management.
Marcia’s passion for volunteering for veteran’s organizations came through her husband’s service in the Marines and the Army. Marcia has been recognized by the Dale City, Virginia Civic Association as their Citizen of the Year for her work in the community with children and veterans and has served as the American Legion Auxiliary, Department President for Virginia 2006-2007. She continues to serve on the national level doing committee work.
Marcia was born in the Canal Zone, Panama, where she was a third generation zonian. She is proud that her grandfathers were instrumental in the building of the Panama Canal — one operated the steam shovel. Marcia holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and an associate in liberal arts from the Pennsylvanian State University. Marcia and her husband Tom live in the home of their cat, Pendragon.