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 Marilyn Manning, Ph.D., CEO
The Consulting Team, LLC

Qualifications and Experience

  • Founder and CEO of The Consulting Team, LLC, an organizational development and management consulting firm providing services to multiple industries for over twenty years.
  • Specialized services in leadership skills, executive coaching, strategic planning, meeting facilitation, conflict mediation, organizational and individual assessments, and training.
  • Dr. Manning is one of only a few international speakers holding both the certified management consultant (CMC) and certified speaking professional (CSP) designations.
  • POST certified (Peace Officers Standardized Training) to do team building for law enforcement.
  • Keynote speaker at various professional association meetings.
  • Board of Directors and committee chair affiliations:
    • El Camino Hospital Foundation Board of Directors: development committee chair; Planned Giving Council
    • Trustee Palo Alto University
    • Board member Los Altos Community Foundation
    • Past president National Speakers Association (NSA), CA.
    • Past NSA national committee chair: strategic planning,  certification, scholarships, fundraising, and the Foundation
    • Past board president Institute of Transpersonal Psychology
  • Keynote speaker at various professional association meetings.
  • Facilitation, conflict mediation, coaching, strategic planning, goal setting, and staff training for over 50 cities, 5 counties, 100 private companies, numerous universities and public sector districts.
  • Project leader: strategic planning, customer service, leadership programs.
  • Certified to administer the Personal Profile, 360’ leadership feedback, Emotional Intelligence, and over 30 other assessment tools 


Ph.D., M.A.            Psychology – Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Palo Alto, CA (1984)

M.A.                        Social Science – San Jose State University (1981)

Publications and Awards

  • Over 100 published articles and 7 books published in 8 languages:
    • The Communication Coach
    • Developing as a Professional: 50 Tips for Getting Ahead
    •  Leadership Skills
    • Professionalism in the Office
    • Office Management
    • One Stop Guide to Workshops
    • Starting Your Own Business 

Print version of Marilyn Manning Resume


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