Marsha King

Marsha King

President, SkillPoint Consulting
Instructor, MS in Learning and Organizational Change Program


Marsha King is an independent leadership consultant who works with senior leaders to assess their skills and personality by using various assessment tools including 360’s, behavioral interviews and personality assessments. She also designs interventions including training, seminars, team building and strategic planning initiatives. Most recently, she has conducted leadership development initiatives and coached executives within Kraft, Baxter, Astellas, Dale Carnegie, Gurwitch Cosmetics, Navigant Consulting, CEVA Logistics, T. Rowe Price, B/E Aerospace, Jet International, Hanover Insurance, The Goodwill of Greater Washington, Sunrise Senior Living, Furst Group, Avon, Galaxy Entertainment, Pepco Holdings and AARP.

Marsha worked for Capital One, a Fortune 200 Financial services firm based in McLean, Virginia, for eight years. She began as the Director of Leadership Acceleration, where she led 40 employees to provide services across the organization including succession planning, performance management, diversity, training and development and talent management. After three years, she became a Managing Vice President of HR and led HR Consulting for Capital One’s staff groups and several other strategic businesses. Additionally, she led external HR branding and enterprise-wide change management as part of her responsibilities.

Prior to joining Capital One, Marsha was an Executive Coach for Development Dimensions International (DDI), a global human resource consulting firm based in Pittsburgh, PA. She worked with several Fortune 500 firms including Qwest, Nortel, Steelcase, Whirlpool and the US Postal Service to assess leadership capability and coach leaders to demonstrate stronger performance. Prior to DDI she worked with the Pennsylvania State University as a faculty coach in their Engineering Leadership Program. Marsha began her career with Worthington Industries, headquartered in Columbus, Ohio as a human resource generalist where she specialized in development and performance improvement.

She received her BS in business from Ohio State University, her MS in instructional systems design and her PhD in organization development and workforce education from Pennsylvania State University.



Year Degree Institution
1998 PhD, Organization Development and Workforce Education Pennsylvania State University
1996 MEd., Instructional Design Pennsylvania State University
1994 BS, Human Resources The Ohio State University



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