Mareisha N. Reese is chief operating officer of The Winters Group, Inc. As chief operating officer, Mareisha’s primary responsibility includes leading the firm’s finance, human resources, information systems, and client management functions.
Prior to her role as chief operating officer, Mareisha served as vice president at The Winters Group where her contributions led to significant growth at the company by supporting enhancements to the firm’s technology infrastructure, web presence, social media platforms, and client service offerings. Before joining The Winters Group in 2012, Mareisha worked as Program Manager of a National Science Foundation grant focusing on diversity in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education at Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU) in Charlotte, NC. Mareisha worked for 6 years at Northrop Grumman where she gained a variety of experience working in their business management, supply chain management and engineering business units. Mareisha’s experience also includes time working at a small DC based software company and the US Patent and Trademark Office.
A graduate of both Spelman College and Georgia Institute of Technology, Mareisha holds undergraduate degrees in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering. In 2009, she received her MBA and MS in Information Systems from University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Mareisha served as secretary for GEMS Camp, a not-for-profit dedicated to introducing girls to STEM careers as well as Board secretary for Black Girls Corner, a youth empowering mentoring program. She is President Elect of the National Alumna Association of Spelman College–Charlotte Chapter.