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Marla J. McGatlin

Principal

Email:

marla.mcgatlin@ca-advisors.com

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is a principal of CA Advisors responsible for organizational development and business insight practices of the firm. She also contributes to cross-industry and multi-disciplinary initiatives in the expertise areas of the firm.

Ms. McGatlin has led several crucial post-acquisition mergers and integrations of organizations with diverse business cultures and operating practices. She has successfully built structures that functioned in both centralized and decentralized environments. She has supported the transition of mature organizations as well as national and international operational start-ups, to create sophisticated businesses that thrive on collective strengths, effectiveness, and continuous improvements.

Prior to joining CA Advisors, Ms. McGatlin was a member of the executive leadership team at Landmark Aviation Aircraft Management and Charter where she was part of integrating six diverse companies into one. She developed, trained and implemented programs to increase efficiencies and communication across functional departments and decentralized operations, and identified and developed process improvements for growth.

Before Landmark, Ms. McGatlin was Vice President of Client Services at Solairus Aviation, where she led service strategy and delivery during tremendous and unprecedented industry changes. She combined her skills in high-end aircraft management with her strengths in managing rapid growth and changing business environment for sustaining long-term relationships and operating multi-million dollar assets for high-profile clients.

Before Solairus, she was Vice President of Flight Services at JetDirect Aviation, and Director of Business Integration and Client Services at Sentient Flight Group. Ms. McGatlin was a director at TAG Aviation, the world’s leading corporate aviation services company, prior to the acquisition of the U.S. division of the company by Sentient.

Early in her professional career, Ms. McGatlin worked as an account manager at Jeppesen DataPlan and AG Group, both technology companies. She has been continually excelling in her professional career development. She is now pursuing the development of her passion in business leadership and life coaching for collaborative and supportive professional and personal styles.

Ms. McGatlin holds a masters in Aviation Management Technology from Arizona State University, where she was on the National Dean’s List. She attended the International Coach Academy where she gained valuable skills in executive and life coaching. She also holds a bachelor in Aviation from San Jose State University.

Marla is a private pilot with instrument rating. She maintains a life-long commitment to athletic achievements and competes in swimming, running, and triathlon races.