Margaret Hardin, '96

President and COO, Munchkin

Margaret Hardin, '96, has been the president of Munchkin, a leading designer and manufacturer of infant and toddler products, since 2007. She also continues to act as chief operating officer and oversees all global offices. Hardin joined Munchkin in April 2000 as its chief financial officer. Prior to Munchkin, Margaret served in various finance roles at Procter & Gamble, a recognized leader in the development and marketing of consumer products. Hardin served on the board and audit committee of Iomega from 2004 to 2008.

Hardin earned her MBA in finance and accounting from Chicago Booth in 1996. She graduated with high honors from New Mexico State University, where she earned her bachelor's degree in business in economics and management systems. She received the NMSU College of Business 2011 Hall of Fame award for outstanding achievements in business. Hardin sits on the Business Advisory Council for the Business College at NMSU and is a member of the Young President's Organization (YPO), Los Angeles chapter.