Marla Lowe is the Executive Director of Economic Development Programs for the Technical College System of Georgia’s Quick Start program. In this position since 1992 she has provided Executive Leadership to state wide project operations for Quick Start, the internationally recognized #1 workforce training program in the United States.
She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Education from the University of Georgia and is a Certified Economic Developer Trainer with over 30 years’ experience in the Human Resources field. Prior to joining Quick Start, she served as Senior Consultant for the Hay Group, an international Human Resource Consulting firm, and was Vice President of Human Resources for Oglethorpe Power Corporation.
Quick Start has delivered more than 6,500 workforce training projects for companies across the state. Quick Start specializes in assisting international companies transfer technology, conduct successful startups, and bridge cultural gaps.
Quick Start’s success in these projects has made it a national model for delivering workforce training to support job creation and retention.