Marcia Lampela

DPI Site Director

Marcia serves as facility and operations manager for the current home of DPI, the fourth floor of 200 South Wacker Drive. The downtown Chicago space includes classrooms, conference rooms, offices, and event space.

Marcia brings a mix of technical and operational background to her role. Before joining DPI, Marcia helped the University of Illinois Graduate Business Programs with operations of their Chicago office space. She also focused on operations as well as governance while working in association management at the Society of Women Engineers. Prior to that, she spent most of her career in product engineering and program management – mainly with BorgWarner. She also has fun highlighting Chicago as a Segway tour guide.

Marcia earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Michigan State University and a master's in aerospace engineering from the University of Cincinnati.