Robin A. Tomlin, President

Prior to founding Artlin Consulting, Robin Tomlin, a 30-year veteran of the public sector, served for ten years as a senior executive at two of the world’s leading management consulting firms, IBM and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Her expertise in client relationship development, sales generation, account management and project delivery was recognized in 2009 when she was named one of eight Top Women Leaders by Consulting Magazine.

Most recently a vice president, partner and leader of the largest consulting unit in IBM’s Public Sector, its Supply Chain Management Practice, Robin oversaw the project delivery, training and professional development of a 750-person team. She also led the IBM Global Business Services worldwide SCM Procurement Team with executive representatives from Asia, Europe and the Americas. Known for her wide range of skills and connections in the federal industry, she developed and maintained supply chain business relationships with software partners, system integrators and niche players in the government market. Earlier at IBM, Robin had led a multi-disciplinary team responsible for all accounting in the Acquisition and Logistics Department of Defense market, which included the US Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM), Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) and Office of the Secretary of Defense, Acquisition, Logistics and Technology (AT&L). Providing valued strategic thought leadership to her senior client executives in the DoD, Robin increased the team’s profitability and built strong client relationships which are maintained today.

Highlighting her passion for mentoring and professional development, Robin established the Supply Chain Women’s Networking Group and Public Sector Women’s Networking Group while at IBM.  She encouraged “giving back” through numerous philanthropic and service related activities.

Prior to this, Robin managed and contributed to numerous diverse consulting engagements at PricewaterhouseCoopers related to enterprise information systems implementation and XML business development. These included managing a DoD web-based procurement portal with over 3,000 daily users, serving as project manager for a $10M CRM portal project, and providing strategic marketing management and program support to a government e-business organization.

Earlier positions included Executive Director of OASIS, a technology industry consortium, which was a leader in the early adoption of industry standards.  She also served as Executive Manager of the Marketing, Technical Information Management and Delivery Division of Intergraph Corporation where she executed a $25M revenue plan and oversaw product marketing services and business development for corporate document management technology.

Robin received an MS in Management Information Systems from the University of Virginia in 2002 and a BA in Social Work from James Madison University in 1980.


Marilyn J. Maginniss, Managing Partner

Marilyn Maginniss is a trained electronics engineer who served for ten years as an Acquisition Specialist with the US Air Force Electronics Systems Command. In this capacity, she lead the mission avionics team for the Japanese 767 AWACS radar system, supported the development and procurement of the US Air Force Joint Surveillance Target and Attack Radar Systems (STARS) radar and sensors, and managed the replacement and configuration of the Distant Early Warning Long Range Radar systems across the Arctic region.

As a Mission Avionics Engineer, Marilyn determined the requirements, schedule, testing and deployment for a $500M program to migrate the AWACs from a Boeing 707 to a 767 airframe for the Japanese Ministry of Defense.

Earlier, as a radar engineer, Marilyn managed and determined the project technical requirements, schedule, testing and deployment of the $20M per copy Northrop Grumman Systems/Norden Systems radar system for the JSTARS program.

After her civilian service with the US Air Force and prior to joining Artlin Consulting, Marilyn worked with the Fairfax County Public School system recruiting, training and managing a volunteer staff of 30 to deliver an award-winning fine arts program to elementary school students.

Marilyn earned an M.S. in Electrical Engineering at Boston University in 1987 and a B.A. in Chemistry at Clark University in 1982.