Marcus-Tor Strickland is an Atlanta native with a passion for uplifting and empowering his community. This passion was instilled in him at an early age through childhood volunteer experiences with Hosea Williams Feeds the Hungry Holiday initiatives. The desire to develop those around him has led to his various roles as a corporate and community leader. As a corporate engineer, Marcus-Tor has managed large-scale projects regarding business and manufacturing processes and quality analysis and improvements for Fortune 500 companies such as Clorox, Nucor, GM and Time Warner.
With continuous involvement in culture building affinity groups, Marcus-Tor has developed numerous programs geared toward increasing employee engagement in organizational processes. In addition to taking an active leadership role in his corporate undertakings, Marcus- Tor continues to impact his local community.
As an adviser to the i21 STEM NSBE Jr. Chapter, a group of aspiring engineers supported by the AUC NSBE chapter, and an assistant Scout Master of Boy Scout Troop 100, Marcus-Tor continues to impact his local community by sharing his personal and professional knowledge with the next generation.
Marcus-Tor is an AUCC Dual Degree Engineering Program participant who attended Morehouse College and graduated in 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and the Missouri University of Science and Technology graduating in 2012 with a bachelor’s in electrical engineering.