Marsha Hughes-Rease

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Marsha is an evidence-based executive coach with over 15 years of progressive experience as a coach and consultant in education, healthcare, government, private (including multinational organizations), nonprofit, and public organizations. She has worked extensively with executives, senior leaders, and middle managers. Coaching issues have included, but are not limited to leadership performance, developmental goals, working with teams, personal challenges such as work-life balance, and career aspirations or transitions. Her definition of executive coaching is “an experiential and individualized leader development process that builds a leader’s capability to achieve short- and long-term organizational goals. It is conducted through one-on-one and/or group interactions, driven by data from multiple perspectives, and based on mutual trust and respect.”

Recent coaching client engagements include:

  • Coached senior leader in a financial regulatory agency to mobilize his staff to align with dramatically changing goals of the department
  • Group coaching of middle managers working in a financial institution who used the feedback from their EQi 360 to develop a commitment goal to improvement their management practices and leadership effectiveness.
  •  360 feedback to 12 members of the same health care executive team in a large medical center experiencing significant change and transition related to health care reform and cost escalation; used feedback to increase team effectiveness

Marsha has a graduate degree a graduate degree in Organization Development and   graduate certificate in group facilitation from Johns Hopkins University and a gradate certificate in Evidence-Based Coaching from Fielding Graduate University. Some of Marsha’s former and current clients include AARP, Amtrak,First National Bank of South Africa, Federal Reserve Bank, L’Oréal, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC), Morgan Stanley, National Children’s Center, The Applied Physics Lab at Johns Hopkins University, University of Maryland and the Urban League. In addition to coaching, Marsha is also an organization development consultant who partners with clients to strategically address adaptive challenges facing the organization. She stays abreast with coaching best practices and research as a member of the Institute for Coaching and International Coach Federation.  Marsha uses the International Coach Federation (ICF) Code of Ethics to guide her coaching.