Kinda holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University (Canada) and an MBA from INSEAD (France).
Prior to joining ITAC, Mary spent a decade in the Energy industry at General Electric, building up her operations and project management experience. At GE, she was project manager for 8 large-scale power plant projects, managed GE’s Project Management Leadership Program (PMLP) globally spanning multiple GE businesses, was responsible for cost of quality reduction across Power Gen (12B+ business), and was a graduate of the Operation Management Leadership Program (OMLP), where she held various roles in sourcing/supply chain and operations; Mary is also a certified six sigma blackbelt.
After GE, Mary was an early stage startup consultant advising over 60+ entrepreneurs and was herself a social entrepreneur for a year where she led early stage development of a drinking water business to provide access to clean water. Then she spent four years at an international social enterprise, WaterHealth International, as the Director of Special Projects, where she increased customer value via distribution, social marketing, and customer insights.
Currently, Mary leads the growth of ITAC’s advanced manufacturing offerings and capabilities and also focuses on organizational growth and operations.
She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Union College and an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Peter started his career as Owner and President of three vertically integrated food-manufacturing companies that sold their products nationally to the supermarket, food service, and wholesale bakery industries. While involved in all phases of these businesses, he concentrated on strategic planning, financial restructuring, turnaround management, and sales and marketing and then sold these companies to a Fortune 500 corporation. He then founded a consulting company that delivered management and financial services to clients across various industries.
Peter received his Bachelor of Science degree, with honors, from Cornell University, and received his Masters of Business Administration from Columbia Business School.
It's Corey's goal to learn each company's unique personality and makeup, and use their story to develop customized marketing strategies aimed at scaling the business. She has an affinity for creating solutions that fit small businesses’ individual needs and resources. Corey graduated from Siena College with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing, and a minor in Art History.
Prior to joining ITAC, Paul spent seven years overseeing the day to day operations at Urban Organic, a small Brooklyn company that offers a home delivery service of organic produce in the tri-state area.
Paul is a graduate of Brooklyn College with a Bachelor of Arts in TV/Radio, and a minor in Film Studies.
Prior to joining ITAC, Mei worked in both the entertainment and the retail industries as an office manager. She is a graduate of the Drake Business School.
An inspirational problem-solver committed to engaging team members in tailored solutions for specific needs, Ugo is also an excellent motivator and communicator with clients, partners, and vendors. He is accomplished in the principles of Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, and ISO-9001, recognized in global supply chain management, risk assessment, strategic analysis, GMP, and quality assurance. Ugo also has an in-depth knowledge of OSHA, EPA, IATA, IMCO, and DOT rules and regulations. He is culturally adept and has worked with a diverse client base in both domestic and international markets. He created a WFOE in Shanghai and managed multiple production facilities in China and Serbia.
Ugo holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and Political Science from Hofstra University.