Solutions Founder and CEO Marsha McVicker has an extensive background
in supply chain management, communications, strategy and channel
development, financial analysis and marketing. Prior to founding
the company, she worked as a public affairs consultant and more
than six years as a communications director on Capitol Hill in Washington
D.C. Ms. McVicker received her Supply Chain Management and Entrepreneurship
MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and was a Logistics
Analyst for Jewel Osco, a division of Albertson’s in Chicago,
As a result
of concepts covered in her academic study and her logistics experience,
Ms. McVicker came to the realization that many concierge models
in the market were inefficient and expensive. As a participant in
the Weinert Applied Ventures in Entrepreneurship (WAVE) program
at the University of Wisconsin, Ms. McVicker was able to test the
feasibility of Errand Solutions and develop the company's current
model, which is both efficient and affordable. As a result, Errand
Solutions received Wisconsin's first ever e-commerce technology
development loan from the Wisconsin Department of Commerce.
Ms. McVicker has been featured in i-Street Magazine and The Chicago
Sun-Times as one of Chicago’s “Women in Black”,
26 most prominent women in Chicago’s high-tech community;
she is profiled in two books, “You Need To Be A Little Crazy”,
and “Bounce” by serial entrepreneur, Barry Moltz. Ms.
McVicker has also been published as a case study in the textbook
“Mastering Management Skills” by R. J. Aldag and L.
W. Kuzhara (Southwestern Publishing).
Ms. McVicker has been interviewed by Robert Reich for National Public
Radio’s “Future of Success” series; and she has
been featured/profiled in many publications including the following:
Business Week, In Business Magazine, Crain’s, Chicago Sun-Times,
San Francisco Examiner, Miami Herald, and 62 other nationally recognized
is also a proud member of the Entrepreneurs Organization (EO), SHRM,
Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, and she has been a guest lecturer
at a variety of conferences and in academic settings, including
Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, University
of Chicago, University of Wisconsin-Madison, the Women’s Business
Development Center, Premier Patient Services Conference and Springboard,
the platform for top female owned businesses in America.
As Errand Solutions'
CEO, Ms. McVicker’s focus is on creating and sustaining corporate
growth, managing investor relations, and identifying expansion opportunities.