Martin Lucas Parker
Department of Management


C203 Benson Hall
630 S. Lumpkin St.
Athens, GA, 30602
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Marty Parker is a highly skilled Supply Chain executive and UGA Lecturer, offering 25+ years of Operations, Supply Chain, Marketing, Strategic Planning, International Expansion, Factory Buildouts, M&A, ERP, CRM and process improvement experience with key software tools including SAP, Salesforce and Arena Simulations.  Marty’s personal motto is that he “helps students and companies grow and succeed”.

He has founded UGA’s first Supply Chain Advisory Board: and was recently awarded the 2020 Seawell Faculty Recognition Award and the 2021 Terry College of Business Outstanding Teaching Award.

Marty also teaches Supply Chain Strategy, Service and Operational Excellence and Continuous Improvement as part of UGA’s Executive Education program.

As a Partner at TechCXO, Marty serves as a consultant and interim/fractional COO, CMO or CSO (Chief Strategy Officer) for companies who have complicated or broken processes in the areas of Supply Chain, Manufacturing & Process Improvement.

Specialty Areas Include:

1. Conducting Supply Chain, Manufacturing & Operations Improvement – Marty serves as TechCXO's subject matter expert in all matters related to supply chain and manufacturing. In short, he works to find millions of dollars in cost savings while simultaneously improving product flow, business processes and reducing lead times.  Marty has extensive knowledge in new Product Development, Marketing, International Expansion – including Supply Chain design and development.
2. Facilitating and executing actionable Strategic Planning for Supply Chain and Operations companies with clear measures and employee accountability.
3. Growing revenue through Marketing and customer pipeline development for Supply Chain and Operations companies. Marty is a Supply Chain influencer in social media channels which he leverages with an extensive Supply Chain network to help companies find new customers and markets.


BS, Chemical Engineering, Virginia Tech, 1987
MBA, Management, University of Georgia, 2006

Prior Professional Positions

UGA Lecturer | Strategy Expert in Supply Chain | Interim CEO, COO or CSO | Consultant | Expert Witness
Consultant | TechCXO | Atlanta, GA (2017 - Present)

VP, Marketing | Sto Corp. | Atlanta, GA (2015 - 2016)
VP, Operations | Sto Corp. | Atlanta, GA (1999 - 2015)
Manager, Engineering and Quality Assurance | Sto Corp. | Atlanta, GA (1996 - 1999)
Process & Chief Engineer | Sto Corp. | Atlanta, GA (1993-1996)

Research and Development Engineer | Philip Morris | Richmond, VA (1990 - 1993)
Process Engineer | Philip Morris | Richmond, VA (1989 - 1990)
Associate Design Engineer | Philip Morris | Richmond, VA (1987 - 1989)

Areas of Expertise

Strategic Management (in Supply Chain), Operations, Process Improvement, Consulting