Vince Marze is Chief Administrative Officer and joined WL Port-Land Systems in 2000. He has been involved in the procurement of equipment and materials, subcontracting, project estimating, and contract negotiations for the construction of turnkey glass manufacturing plants, bulk material handling and storage systems, new feed mills, and feed mill renovations for both the domestic and international markets since 1990.
As Chief Administrative Officer, Vince serves within a five-person executive management team responsible for P&L tied to quality, schedule, functionality, and costs. In his current role, he remains accountable for procurement, planning, sales support, and general oversight and guidance for all projects. In this function, he serves as a primary interface between various departmental disciplines to maintain project schedules, often juggling multiple capital projects while keeping close to the details. Adding to this, he manages the aftermarket parts business for our existing install base as well as new customers. In addition to numerous client facing functions, he is responsible for various internal company functions.
He has participated in multiple capital projects ranging from $2 million to $70 million plus within our organization. He is a member of the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS), which is one of several trade organizations WL Port-Land Systems, Inc. actively participates in. Through his member association, he serves on the GEAPS Educational Programming Committee and is Past President of the Associate Board of Directors. By means of his continued involvement with this professional association, he currently sits on the Foundation as one of the Board of Directors.
Vince is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting. At his former position, he engaged in a considerable amount of international work with combined projects totaling over $200 million.