Meet Marsha

Entrepreneur, Author, Executive Coach, Facilitator, Keynote Conversationalist and Independent Consultant

 
 

Marsha Clark is an executive coach and independent consultant who founded
her own company in 2000.
Workshops offered through Marsha Clark & Associates include topics such as:
• Building and sustaining trust
• Interpersonal relationships
• Conflict management
• Courageous conversations
• Developing partnerships in organizational systems

Marsha’s extensive experience in these crucial workplace issues helps her develop and deliver highly-
interactive, powerful learning experiences.

Her professional certifications include:

  • The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (preferences)

  • Lumina Spark (personality)

  • BrainStyles ® (decision-making)

  • Thomas-Kilmann Indicator-TKI ® (conflict management)

  • Fundamental Interpersonal Relations OrientationTM-Behavior (group/team dynamics).

Marsha is also certified to deliver the Organization Workshop (system dynamics) from Power+Systems and the Lominger/Korn Ferry Voices® 360 instrument (leadership).

Marsha's passion is supporting women in their personal and professional development. She has gained
international acclaim for her programs that enable women to explore, discover and optimize their
potential. One of the offerings, a 12-month program called the Power of Self, combines experiential
learning and individual coaching, and provides an opportunity for women to gain greater personal clarity
and a strategic framework for making more deliberate choices in all dimensions of their lives.

Marsha’s dedication and ground-breaking work in the field of women’s leadership development continues
to garner attention. She received the Accenture Plaque of Appreciation (Manila, The Philippines) years
2013-2018. In 2015 Marsha received the EY Culture Coin, which represents the program she created for
women that supported and reinforced their culture of diversity and inclusion. She is the only vendor to
ever be awarded this Culture Coin. Marsha received the DFW Alliance of Technology & Women – Inaugural

Lifetime Achievement Award in 2014. She is also a recipient of the Champion of Diversity award from UT-
Dallas. Marsha has received Honors from Women in Technology International (WITI) – Nominee for WITI

Hall of Fame, 1999 and Dallas Women’s Foundation – Circle of Honor, 1998.

Awards + Recognitions

Women in Business Honoree

2021 Women in Business Awards Event

Marsha was named a Women in Business Honoree by the Dallas Business Journal. This prestigious award is given to influential women who go above and beyond in their business and community.

IAOP Leadership Hall of Fame

2021 - 01 IAOP

For her contribution to the industry and society, IAOP's Leadership Hall of Fame, honors Marsha's ground-breaking work at EDS.

Inaugural Lifetime Achievement

2014 DFW Alliance of Technology & Women

Marsha helped provide sponsorship and funding to launch and support ATW, designed ATW’s mentoring program, and co-funded scholarships for ATW members to attend her Power of Self program.

Nominee for WITI Hall of Fame

1999 Women in Technology International (WITI)

Marsha was recognized for the outstanding contributions she made to women in the technology industry, through corporate diversity programs as well as blazing new paths for women in technology.

SMU Profiles in Leadership Award

2021 - 03 56th Annual SMU Women's Symposium

Women's Symposium at SMU has been in operation for over 50 years, focusing on topics related to women's leadership. The Profiles in Leadership award honors women who exemplify the purpose of the symposium to educate women for social and political leadership.

Accenture Plaque of Appreciation

2018 - Manila, The Philippines

Marsha received this award years 2013 - 2018 recognizing her design, development and delivery of their first leadership program designed specifically for women.

Champion of Diversity Award

2013 University of Texas at Dallas

Marsha is recognized as a community partner for her outstanding accomplishments in achieving and sustaining diversity at the University of Texas at Dallas and the broader community.

Circle of Honor

1998 Dallas Women’s Foundation

This award is a reflection of Marsha's sponsorship and support for the Dallas Women's Foundation's annual luncheon, Which was and continues to be their most significant fundraising event.

Certifications

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®

The purpose of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) personality inventory is to make the theory of psychological types described by C. G. Jung understandable and useful in people's lives. The essence of the theory is that much seemingly random variation in the behavior is actually quite orderly and consistent, being due to basic differences in the ways individuals prefer to use their perception and judgment.

BrainStyles
BrainStyles

Go beyond personality types and self-help books. Redefine yourself from within. Start by learning about and then applying your natural, hardwired brainstyle™ to grow as a leader, build teams naturally without long lists of behavioral descriptions, while you reduce stress and conflict.

FiroB
FiroB

The Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation™ (FIRO®) assessments help people understand their interpersonal needs and how those needs influence their communication style and behavior. These accessible and universally applicable personality assessments have helped individuals, teams, and organizations around the world grow and succeed. In a recent survey, more than 90 percent of FIRO‑B® customers improved teamwork within their organization or for their clients.

Lumina Spark
Lumina Spark

Lumina Spark reveals your whole personality, providing a unique portrait of who you really are. Increase self-awareness, reveal hidden potential and cope better under pressure. Discover practical actions for improved communication, teamwork and leadership. Find your Inner Spark. Increase your potential.

Thomas-Kilmann Indicator-TKI ®
Thomas-Kilmann Indicator-TKI ®

Based on Dr. Kilmann’s fifty-plus years of organizational research, executive teaching, and extensive management consulting, the complex topics of conflict and change are intertwined through a carefully orchestrated sequence of eight tracks for quantum transformation: cultures, skills, teams, strategy-structures, reward systems… and the three process management (improvement) tracks. This sequence of change tracks reveals the Method that can eventually achieve the Kilmann Diagnostics Mission.