Marcia S. Shapiro, President, began her career as a public administrator working for the City of Paterson, NJ, where she spearheaded the transition from paper to computer-based systems for managing city operations. After leaving the public sector, Marcia joined Computran Systems where she managed the delivery of traffic control systems and ITS projects across the US. Her career in public transit began in 1998 when she joined Spear Technologies, to lead the implementation of a CMMS (computerized maintenance management system) for MTA NYCT Department of Subways. In 2010, after several years with CH2M Hill (now Jacobs), Marcia founded Marine Tiger Technologies to provide technology and business consulting services to transportation agencies.
Marcia provides advisory consulting services, specializing in strategic planning, performance measurement, business process optimization and change management. With over 20 years of experience in asset management, she has supported the design and implementation of asset management programs at large, complex transit agencies, including NY MTA, the Port Authority of NY and Nth, Amtrak and Chicago Metra. Most recently, Marcia has worked on developing the Strategic Plan for NJ TRANSIT as a member of the team selected by the agency to implement business transformation.
Marcia has served as a presenter at national conferences, including APTA, WTS, and ThinkTransit, and is currently an instructor for the National Transit Institute’s “Introduction to Transit Asset Management” course. Marcia has a BA with Honors from the University of Connecticut and a Masters of Public Administration from Rutgers University.