2022 Woman of the Year
The PNAA WIA Woman of the Year Award recognizes a woman who has demonstrated exceptional leadership and success over several years. The nominee will have a track record of long-term achievements, professional growth, and community involvement and has distinguished herself in her organization, her profession, and her community. This woman is known for her positive influence and competent abilities. The Nominee epitomizes the values for which PNAA stands and represents the best of who we are as women and as leaders.
Marcie Simpson exemplifies what it means to be an influential leader. As President and COO of Nycote Laboratories Corporation and CEO of Lloyd Surface Technologies, her reputation and exceptional business practices have driven the company to record business growth while maintaining the highest manufacturing standards. Nycote is an aerospace coating manufacturing company that uses advanced surface protection technology to provide corrosion-resistant coatings. Over the last two decades, Marcie has built strong partnerships with OEMs, MROs, and suppliers across the globe.
Today under her leadership, the company is thriving, entering into major partnerships, forging new product innovations, expanding, outgrowing the current facility, and getting ready to open a new location. Amid the pandemic, Marcie led Nycote Laboratories’ Research and Development team in creating a line of performance coating products that would keep people and surfaces safe and at the same time ensured that all employees kept their jobs and full pay.
As one of only a handful of top women executives in aerospace, aviation, chemical, and industrial manufacturing, Marcie is a multiple award recipient, sought-after public speaker, and is deeply committed to championing and developing other women leaders through mentorship, inclusion, and scholarships. She was selected as the first woman President of the Aerochemicals, a dynamic alliance of international industrial chemical specialists for the aerospace industry. Marcie gives back to the community by mentoring other women in aerospace, supporting girls in STEM, and serving on the Board of Directors of Mid-Mountain Materials, a manufacturer of engineered thermal insulation barriers and seals that serves a wide variety of global industries.
Pennie Burnham, Vice-President, Sales & Market Research of Nycote Laboratories states “Over the past 6 years working with Marcie I have seen her overcome immense challenges one-by-one, becoming stronger with every experience. She is a natural born leader and someone people naturally gravitate toward.” PNAA is proud to award Marcie its 2022 Woman of the Year Award.
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