Margie Wang, COO & CFO, JA Worldwide

Before joining JA Worldwide, Margie was Vice President, Finance Services and Technology, for Girl Scouts of the USA. Margie was responsible for all aspects of controller’s, treasury, risk and insurance, and technology for the national office, as well as providing technology strategy, consulting, and services to 112 Girl Scout councils. Under Margie’s leadership, the movement implemented a nationwide enterprise system, providing member management, financial, retail management, fundraising, and data warehouse capabilities. Margie has over 30 years of experience in finance, technology, and business management.

Before joining Girl Scouts of the USA in 2005, Margie was Controller and Treasurer for ExxonMobil Research and Engineering and held senior executive positions with the international, chemicals, and corporate units. Margie was responsible for the financial systems and process integration of the research and technology divisions of Exxon and Mobil when the two companies merged in 1999. She also was the architect for the SAP integrated business solution, including a common data dictionary and standard process maps, developed for Exxon Company International in the 90s and used throughout Exxon Mobil Corporation today. She is a recipient of the Tribute to Industry and Women award, recognizing executive women for their achievements and honoring companies that have provided opportunities for women to achieve their potential. 

Margie holds an AB in mathematics and computer science from Cornell University and a MBA in Finance from New York University Stern School of Business. Margie serves on the Cornell University Council and the Cornell Arts and Sciences Advisory Council, is Treasurer of her Cornell Class, and is a member of the Cornell Asian Alumni Association. She serves on the Enrollment Board of Reasoning Mind, a not-for-profit dedicated to providing a first-rate math education for every child through effective online communities.