Marshall Brown, President of Marshall Brown & Associates, is a certified executive, career and entrepreneur coach and personal brand strategist. Marshall has always had a passion for helping professionals find ways to succeed in the workplace while living happy and fulfilling lives. Unleashing & Channeling Your Power to Succeed—reflects his commitment to supporting and encouraging his clients to find their passions and unique talents, while seeking additional possibilities to move from mediocre to exceptional. He sets the bar high for himself and others, and is the catalyst for new and breakthrough thinking.
Marshall brings a significant amount of knowledge and experience in coaching, branding, business, marketing and leadership to his work with individual and organizational clients. He serves as a coach to already successful high achievers who enjoy challenging themselves. His clients include association executives, lawyers, health care professionals, CEOs and business entrepreneurs.
He began his coaching career with a very successful tenure as director of the Greater Washington Society of Association Executives' career services center. While in this role, professionals came to Marshall without a clear articulation of who they were, what they were looking for, and the compelling reasons why someone should hire them. Marshall developed a personalized, "no nonsense" approach to getting executives to focus on career direction, performance improvement and becoming more effective leaders. This approach is the foundation for Marshall's unique and highly effective brand of executive and career coaching.
In working with Marshall, senior level executives shared their challenges in managing and motivating staff and volunteer leaders. Marshall now offers customized improvement programs for employees and member volunteers that fit the unique needs of each association client.
Marshall is the Past Board President of the DC Chapters of both the International Coach Federation and the Association of Career Professionals International. He is an active member and volunteer leader for the American Society of Association Executives and the Center for Association Leadership.
Marshall publishes his own monthly e-newsletter called “It’s All About You!” He also writes a monthly career column for Association Trends called "Ask the Coach," and has published articles in leading association management magazines and newsletters. Marshall’s first book, High Level Resumes, released in January 2005, reflects his successful work in leading hundreds of job candidates in creating compelling professional resumes. As an industry expert, his speaking engagements have attracted hundreds of association and business professionals from across the country. He can be seen on Business Week Online regarding the benefits of hiring a business/executive coach.
Marshall has a Bachelors Degree in Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh and is certified by the International Coach Federation, Coaches Training Institute and Career Coaches Institute. He grew up in Pittsburgh and now resides in Washington, DC. Marshall enjoys spending time with friends who appreciate his upbeat and positive approach to life, engaging sense of humor, and ability to really listen to what they have to say.