Marsha Hughes-Rease

Marsha Hughes-Rease has over 15 years of coaching and consulting experience and over twenty five years of progressive leadership experience.


She partners with senior leaders and managers to address what she calls ?swamp issues??those really messy, complex challenges that can greatly diminish personal effectiveness, stakeholder satisfaction, productivity, and financial performance in any organization. As consultant, Marsha helps organizations address their adaptive challenges, make tough strategic choices about what to change, develop sustainable change solutions, and manage the transition. As a coach, Marsha partners with her clients to help them ?leverage? their strengths, enhance their executive presence, and increase their leadership effectiveness to optimize organizational performance. Marsha has experience working with in various industries including healthcare, higher education, government, and multinational organization. She has a graduate degree in Organization Development, a graduate certificate in coaching, and a graduate certificate in facilitation.She has co-authored several articles and book chapters, designed and facilitated leadership development programs, facilitated small and large groups, and been invited to speak at both national and international conferences. Marsha stays abreast with the most current thinking and research in coaching, leadership development, and organizational effectiveness through her professional affiliation with the International Leadership Association, International Coach Federation, and Institute of Coaching and is an International Coach Federation (ICF) certified coach. She lives in Northern Virginia with her husband and son.