Kelly Marchese

Principal, Supply Chain & Manufacturing, Deloitte

Kelly is a partner in Deloitte’s Supply Chain practice with over 20 years of experience in manufacturing organizations, extensively in the Aerospace and Defense industry, driving operational transformations and enterprise process excellence. She is a strategist as well as a skilled leader of complex/global engagements which cross organizational boundaries – driving enterprise level improvements, facilitating buy-in across organizations (including union environments), with an unrelenting focus on speed to value.

Kelly began her career at GE where she held a variety of roles in three different businesses (GE Aircraft Engines, GE Industrial and Power Systems and GE Appliances). During her consulting career, Kelly has led engagements in supply chain and process excellence for JDSU, Cargill, Talecris Biotherapeutics, SoloCup, US Navy, Lockheed Martin, Harris Corporation and Raytheon.  Her project experiences are

  • Multifunctional divestiture and acquisition integration engagement leadership including organization design
  • Global Process Transformation – strategy and business case
  • ERP selection and organization transformation business case and roadmap development
  • Multifunctional shared services design and implementation
  • Process improvement and cost reduction
  • Global work experience including Canada, Mexico, Brazil , Argentina, Poland, UK, Germany, Russia

Kelly has an Industrial and Systems Engineering degree from Virginia Tech and an MBA from Duke University. Kelly is also a certified Master Black Belt in Lean/Six Sigma.  She is on the Fuqua Alumni Council and the Supply Chain Board for Howard University.  For Deloitte she is National S&O MBA Recruiting Champion and on the National C&IP WIN Board.  She is leader of the SC&MO Women’s Initiative Group.  Recent articles published include “Supply Chain Risk Lessons from Post-tsunami Japan” and “Bouncing Back: Supply Chain Risk Management Lessons from Post-tsunami Japan”.