Marla Bace

A hands-on strategic global marketing executive



Marla Bace is a hands-on strategic global marketing executive who is proficient in corporate marketing communications, branding, digital lead generation, customer experience / customer success, and operational efficiencies. Known for driving top-line growth in B2B and B2B2C services industries, Marla is recognized as a collaborative communicator capable of cultivating high-impact partnerships and engaging with C-Suite executives inside and outside of an organization to drive success. Having been a Vice President of Marketing for over 15 years and a Global Client Experience Executive for the past four, Marla has an extensive background in start-ups, midsized, and global Fortune 500 companies.  

About Marla


Over the past 15 years, Marla has been awarded and recognized for her business acumen and skills as a top marketer. Some of these accolades include: a top 50 Woman in NJ business by NJ Biz Magazine 2012, a top CMO on social media by Social Media Magazine 2011, Best Integrated Communications Campaign by IABC Awards 2006, and Best Trade Publication Campaign by NJ Advertising Club 2005. She has also had speaking opportunities with PR Newswire 2010-2013, the CMO Club (2007 – 2015), and the Global Marketing Forum in 2015 for excellence with proven results in strategic communications, digital prospect activation, and revenue growth.


Marla Bace has an energy and passion for marketing and strategy that is hard to match. Her deep expertise across these dimensions is clearly the reason she is sought out by companies, clients and colleagues everywhere. With a basis in accounting, Marla offers client facing opinions that are appealing to consumers and business leaders as well. Her leadership and ability to address client concerns from 360 degrees is clearly why she has had the successes listed below her bio. Marla would be an important, motivational and unforgettable addition to any leadership team.

Chris Ricciuti

Managing Partner & Vice President, IBM

From the ground up, in her role as CMO and member of the Management Team, Marla built a new brand for our firm, which resulted in greater visibility for the firm amongst both industry and consumer audiences. Marla’s contributions to the firm also extended beyond the marketing function, as she was integrally involved in business development, including identifying and assessing new prospective client opportunities, collaborating with staff and management to strategically position the firm, and assisting with the client on-boarding process.

Bob DiQuollo, CPA, PFS

Managing Partner

A consumate professional, Marla excels at all levels of marketing, from strategic to tactical to business partnering. In addition to her role as CMO, Marla has been a leader in the firm’s overall strategic planning and a key catalyst for progressive change. No-nonsense, yet a delight to work with.

Jerry Miccolis, CFA®, FCAS, MAAA, CERA