Colleen Kelley

Colleen Kelley

VP Business Operations, Stratford Managers

As Vice President of Business Operations, Colleen leads the business strategy & operations practice for Stratford Managers Corporation. This includes Business Scale Up, strategic planning, mergers & acquisitions and integrations, SaaS customer experience, go-to-market strategy, IT & digital services, CxO interim and advisory, and board governance. 

Colleen is a seasoned executive with over 25 years of experience in both high-tech OEM and contract manufacturing sectors. She is an engaging leader with substantive skill in profit and loss management, customer orientation, program management and supply chain management. She also brings significant experience in merger and acquisition activities, as well as leading organizations through substantial transition. 

Colleen, who is a CPA, CMA, began her career at Nortel as a financial analyst. During her tenure at Nortel she held progressive roles in finance, supply chain management and manufacturing operations. While involved in the divestiture of manufacturing, she decided to specialize in contract manufacturing and spent 10 years in Solectron (now Flextronics) and Sanmina. There, she became heavily involved in M&A and integration activities. Her last role at Sanmina was Vice President Operations and Plant Manager where she led the continuous consolidation efforts of the company. 

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