Marriann Cole

Chief Operational Excellence Officer & Board Secretary

A member of the firm from its early years, Marriann has served The Northridge Group in a variety of roles including Senior Vice President of Service Delivery, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Strategy Officer and currently as Operational Excellence Officer. Whether working on internal Northridge matters or leading an engagement for a premier client, Marriann applies her hallmark style of a disciplined, steady approach focused at solving the right problem, to ensure that exceptional results with long-lasting impacts are delivered time and again.

Marriann has guided the firm through years of successive growth and profitability, and continues to focus on the future development of Northridge. A proponent of servant leadership, her philosophy is that successful, sustainable organizations are built on the foundation of team members who are coached and guided to grow and be their best. Marriann graduated from Clarke University with a BA in Math and Computer Science. She holds an MBA from the Executive Telecommunications Program at the Illinois Institute of Technology.

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