DIRECTOR and TREASURER
Marla joined SSE as Vice President of Operations and Administration in June 2020, responsible for the Training and Government Services business unit as well as SSE human resources and facilities. Prior to SSE, Marla was a Senior Vice President & Senior Partner at FleishmanHillard, a global communications firm where she was Chief of Staff for the St. Louis headquarters office and Chief Operating Officer for the Central Region.
Marla is a Certified Public Accountant and graduated from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville with a Bachelor of Science degree in accountancy and a minor in music. She also earned an MBA from Creighton University. She has over 30 years of experience in financial and operational leadership roles in technology, managed services, not-for-profits and professional services organizations.
In 2012 Marla joined the Board as Director and was subsequently elected to Treasurer.