Colleen Pickford leads MAPI’s Internal Audit, Investor Relations, and Risk Management Councils. Through her engagement with these councils, Colleen helps manufacturing executives leverage best practices to find efficiencies and promote organizational and professional growth.
Colleen joined MAPI in 2017 after spending a decade with the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI)−the global voice of the tech sector−where she was responsible for overseeing ITI events as well as creating member engagement and organizational expansion strategies. During her time at ITI, Colleen also worked to advance the position of tech companies on a number of environmental and sustainability programs. Colleen has degrees from Penn State and Virginia Tech and is an active volunteer with Arlington Public Schools as a member of the School Board’s Facilities and Capital Improvement Projects advisory committee.