Marikris Coryell is a high-energy, results oriented Senior Executive who is very passionate about making a difference in the lives of those within and outside of an organization. As a leader, Coryell thrives on change and achieving results through an engaged culture and team collaboration. She has more than 30 years of experience in business, operations and entrepreneurism, along with significant non-profit and education service.
In addition to extensive organizational and team-building consulting experience, Coryell has held several senior leadership positions. Most recently, Coryell served as the VP of Operations for Triton Trailers, where she led the Operations team to its highest production capacity in the organization’s history. Prior to that, she was President of GelTape, a start-up organization, where she raised over $400K in equity. Additionally, Coryell has held numerous leadership roles for DUECO, Inc., a Waukesha-based manufacturing company. From 2000 to the time of the company’s sale to Terex Corporation in 2010, she served as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Manager of Inside Sales, and Accounting Manager. Prior to DUECO, Inc., she had financial management duties at Tribune Company in Chicago and Denver including Accounting Manager, Controller and Senior Auditor. She received her CPA and began her career as a staff accountant with Ernst & Whinney in Chicago.
Coryell holds a strong passion for Catholic education and service to others. For more than 18 years, Coryell has dedicated her talents as a volunteer for numerous Catholic educational institutions. Currently, Coryell is the Vice Chair of the Board of Directors for Notre Dame School of Milwaukee. She previously served as Chair of Divine Savior Holy Angels High School’s Board of Directors as well as St. Dominic’s Parish’s School Board.
Along with Coryell’s commendable experience with chairing various school boards, she is actively involved in the business community with service on the Waukesha Business Alliance, currently serving as Vice Chair of their Education committee, as well as having served as a member of their Policy Board. Coryell has also been a member of TEMPO where she served on the Engagement and Professional Development Committees in addition to the family grants committee for Impact100.
As a product of Catholic education herself, Coryell believes strongly in its formative experience. She attended St. Joseph Catholic School in Wauwatosa, Divine Savior Holy Angels High School and the University of Notre Dame where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. Coryell has three children (ages 22, 21, and 18) and she and her husband enjoy biking, hiking, and skiing during their free time.