Bobbi McIntyre has 39+ years of executive-level leadership and managing multiple, high priority tasks simultaneously. Working in a time-sensitive industry, Ms. McIntyre led teams of Engineers, Electricians, Information Technology, and Developmental/Operational Testing professionals. Ms. McIntyre began her US Navy career as one of the first 10 women selected to be assigned to a US Navy ship after the law was changed in 1977. Fourteen months and many at-sea hours later, CAPT McIntyre was the first female to qualify as a Surface Warfare Officer in the Navy. During her career, she performed duties as Navigator and Operations Officer, Electrical Officer, and Fire Control Repair Officer, Executive Officer, and Commanding Officer. Additionally, she traveled the world training Combatant Commander’s staff officers in strategic decision making, led 2 joint tests projects testing solutions to issues in the military, and was the Chief of Plans for the humanitarian airlift operation into Sarajevo.
Ms. McIntyre joined Marine Corps Systems Command as a government civilian in 2010, working on the Marine Corps Chief Engineer’s staff. She was assigned as a branch chief for Architecture development and testing, and the Operations Manager for the Division. She is currently assigned as the Marine Corps Chief Systems Architect, as well as the Project Lead for the development of the Marine Corps Enterprise Network architecture.
Ms. McIntyre has a passion for training and mentoring people. She is a certified as Life Coach/Mentor, Equine Facilitated Learning instructor, and a licensed trainer and consultant for Dynamic Emotional Integration. She is married to William “Cleve” Benton and has 3 step-children, 5 step-grandchildren, 5 horses, and 2 dogs.