Marco is Chairman of McManis & Monsalve Associates. Since acquiring McManis Associates, Inc. in 2000 as a result of a divestiture from the St. Paul Insurance Company, he has led McManis & Monsalve through a significant period of growth and strategic realignment. Marco has worked in both the Government and private sectors and has more than thirty years of experience in the fields of collaborative change management, program management, law enforcement, and risk management. He has consulted extensively, leading company projects in strategic planning, change management, threat and risk assessments, security planning, culture assessment, and risk analysis associated with merger and acquisition. He is credited with helping to develop McManis & Monsalve’s unique capacity to identify the array of existing and emerging risks associated with specific organizational needs which, along with the company’s ability to introduce interventions, has resulted in improved practices, outcomes and tangible cost savings for clients.
Known in the marketplace for his commitment to building opportunities for tomorrow’s leaders and fostering diversity within the workplace, Marco serves as a Trustee of Mercyhurst College and has served on the Board of B.E.A.C.O.N., an adult literacy program. His commitment to his local community is exemplified by his service as Chairman of the Erie Mayor’s advisory committee on Administration and Technology. Marco’s commitment to his employees and his company is exemplified by his position as a finalist in the “America’s Best Workplaces/Best Boss” competition conducted by Fortune Small Business and Winning Workplaces.
Marco holds a graduate degree in Systems Theory from the University of Denver, School of Business and Public Administration and a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Criminal Justice from Florida International University. He is also a U.S. Navy Veteran who served in Viet Nam from 1968-1970.