Marcia Kingslow has a broad background community and economic development, workforce development, and food systems. She brings over 25 years experience to her work. She has designed and implemented methodologies for research, evaluations, strategic planning and organizational development, as well as provided technical assistance to projects and initiatives. With a specialty in qualitative methods, she is an experienced field researcher and brings an interdisciplinary perspective to her work. She has served as principal investigator for a range of studies and has managed multidisciplinary teams of experts and practitioners. She has occasionally been retained mid-stream to revise, remedy, and/or bring to conclusion difficult assignments. Marcia is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, where she earned a Master of Regional Planning degree. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Boston University. She is a former Fellow of the National Center for Food and Agricultural Policy, Resources for the Future. Prior to founding Kingslow Associates in 1988, she was Director of Economic Development at the Maryland Food Committee. She also held positions at city planning commissions in Philadelphia and Baltimore.