Marla Bace,
Executive Coach and
Strategic Marketing Leader

Imagine a leader who has trail-blazed a path through the worlds of marketing, branding, and executive coaching, leading high-impact initiatives across global markets while transforming the lives of countless professional individuals.

I am that leader.

I have recently obtained my Certification in Neuro Linguistic Programming Coaching (CNLPC) and have held pivotal roles as a Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), Chief Customer Experience Officer (CXO) and a General Manager in mid-sized, start-ups, and F100 companies.

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My professional journey is a testament to the 30 years of experience and successful outcomes I have facilitated for my employers and clients. Whether they are global executives, professionals, or entrepreneurs. 

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I have helped numerous clients, peers/colleagues, and employees to unlock their full potential, guiding them to earn promotions, expand businesses, and enact significant personal changes that positively impact their life and career goals.

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This vast tapestry of achievement is what drives me, fueling my dedication to your achieving success.

My innovative and financially savvy approach has produced winning strategies for brand loyalty and recognition that have positively impacted revenue. I have received numerous awards and recognition for contributions to the marketing industry, including first place in the “Best Trade Publication Campaign” by the NJ Advertising Club.

I have been a member of several professional organizations, including the American Marketing Association (AMA), The CMO Club, and Executive Women of New Jersey (EWNJ). I serve the community in many roles, as a GAL – volunteer or as a past-Chair of the NJ Sharing Network Foundation, the top national research facility for organ and tissue transplantation.

I always strive to bring out the best in people and situations by keeping the pertinent goal front and center. I have been told that I have an exuberance that lights up the room and keeps the process fun.

Marla's Biography

Award-Winning Chief Marketing Officer, Certified Executive Coach & Customer Experience Executive

Global Executive with a 30+ year record of driving eight-figure revenue gains for Start-ups, Fortune 500 & Middle Market leaders in SaaS, hospitality services, wealth management, and national accounting/consulting services organizations.

Known for her ability to deepen customer engagement and drive revenue growth. She has held marketing leadership positions in professional, financial, SaaS platform, and marketing services companies. These businesses have benefited from her innovation, management, leadership, and financial acumen, which has resulted in winning strategies for brand loyalty and recognition that have positively impacted revenue growth.

Most notably, Marla was the General Manager of American Express Concierge under Sodexo’s ownership. Her clients included healthcare and financial services institutions. She used Operational and Human Capital Management enhancements, cost containment and strategic partnerships to enhance the profitability of those contracts.

Prior to this position, she was Chief Marketing Officer for a $1 billion global company with clients in over 20 countries. There she increased brand awareness by 50% and grew revenue by 25%.

Currently an Executive and Life Coach with expertise in:
Marketing Programs | Cross-Functional Leadership | Strategic Planning | Business Strategy | Channel Development Analytical Projects | Lead Generation | Client Success | Client Relationship Management | Brand Management | Social Media Marketing | Data Analysis | Budgeting & P&L | Market Research & Insights

Public Speaker and Author on Public Relations

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