Annie Marks has over eighteen years of consulting experience in the areas of organizational development and change management, executive development, coaching and organizational learning. She has worked in a wide range of industries, including media, hospitals, financial services, construction, non-profit, publishing, high tech and pharmaceuticals, and within a wide spectrum of business contexts, including, high-speed growth, organizational restructuring, strategic change and technology implementation. She has also worked internationally with large multi-national organizations, having spent four years based in London.
Annie has designed, implemented and led teams through comprehensive change programs to support change at the individual, team and organizational levels. She applies her knowledge of organizational systems, large-scale change, group dynamics and her advanced facilitation skills in supporting executives and teams through handling particularly difficult conversations, decisions and situations, enabling her clients to develop new solutions to recurring organizational barriers. She works with individuals and teams to uncover important and often-conflicting assumptions, information and thinking that can block learning and change, a fundamental process in healthy organizational life. She is particularly interested in helping groups and executives function when faced with important, multi-layered decisions, complex authority structures, competing interests and interpersonal and group dynamics.
Annie worked for Arthur Andersen’s Business Consulting ‘Strategy, Organization and People’ practice for eight years in New York and London. For the past ten years, Annie has been working as an independent consultant and executive coach based in New York.
Annie has received her MBA in Management/Marketing at New York University’s Stern School of Business and her MA in Organizational Psychology at Columbia University’s Teachers College. She is a Principal with the Boswell Group and Associate Faculty for Action Design. Annie is a graduate and former faculty member of the Organization Program at the William Alanson White Institute in New York. She is regular guest faculty in the Columbia Business School MBA and Executive Education programs.