Marcia began her career with the City of Douglasville in 2003 as the Main Street Manager. After several promotions, Marcia was appointed to the position of City Manager in 2015. Prior to her tenure with the City of Douglasville, Marcia worked at Coca – Cola Enterprises, Inc. in Atlanta and served in the United States Navy.
Marcia has earned many career and community accolades such as Leadership Douglas Class of 2009, one of the Top 10 Young Professionals in Douglas County in 2010 and Leadership Georgia Class of 2013. In 2018 Marcia was nominated as one of the Top 10 Women in Government by the National League of Women and Government.
Marcia’s professional volunteer efforts include serving as a member of the Legislative Policy Council with the Georgia Municipal Association and serves on their Work Force Development Advisory Committee. She is a trustee for the Georgia Municipal Employees Benefits Systems which is entrusted with over a $1 Billion in employee/employer insurance and benefits. She also is a member of the Georgia City County Manager’s Association and serves on the Executive Committee as the Vice President of the Association. In the past she has also served as the President of the Georgia Downtown Association.
Marcia’s community involvement includes being an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. She is an active member of her church. She also serves as a board member of the Douglas County Chamber Foundation Board which serves to identify leaders in the community for the Leadership Douglas, Youth Leadership Douglas and the Foundation’s scholarship program.
Marcia’s collegiate career includes attendance and degrees from Florida A&M University, Mercer University and Georgia College and State University. She holds several professional certifications and is an International City County Manager Association (ICMA) Credentialed Manager. Marcia is married with three children ages 15, 10 and 6 and resides in Paulding County.