Marie Mackintosh was appointed Chief Operations Officer of EmployIndy by City of Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett and EmployIndy’s Board of Directors in June 2016. As COO, Marie is responsible for developing innovative strategies that ensure EmployIndy’s investments guide the overall system of workforce development in Indianapolis. She focuses on implementing the strategic plan by setting goals for internal teams to achieve and creating an innovative, results-driven culture at EmployIndy.
Marie brings more than 15 years of workforce development, higher education, and manufacturing experience to her role. At the Indiana Department of Workforce Development, she held various leadership roles where she was instrumental to the re-design of statewide adult education delivery and to the development of grant investment initiatives like WorkINdiana and SkillUp, which focused on creating public-private partnerships to serve employers and students alike. In addition to her duties at EmployIndy, Marie currently serves as an adjunct instructor for the Butler University Lacy School of Business MBA program. Previously, she worked in various roles for Marian Inc., the Institute for Study Abroad at Butler University, DePauw University, and the University of Kent in Canterbury, England.
Marie is an Indy native and has an MBA from Butler University as well as a bachelor’s degree in English from Indiana University. She currently serves on the Far Eastside Collective Impact Council and the board of IndyFringe.
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