About Marny

Marny Needle is a business consultant and coach.  In 2012, she retired from WSRE TV Foundation, where she worked for 7 years in a variety of roles, including Director of Development, executive coach, and consultant.

Prior to moving to the Pensacola area, Marny was in business in the Baltimore-Washington-Northern Virginia marketplace for over 25 years, working in consulting for 5 years, and in banking for 22 years.

In the Maryland-DC Northern Virginia area, Marny was the Regional Managing Principal for the Capital Region of Right Management Consultants, Inc., an international career transition and human resources consulting firm.  In this capacity, she was responsible for building and maintaining key client relationships involved in organizational, team and individual development; directing key client transition and consulting projects; directing and implementing strategic initiatives; and developing and mentoring the consulting and delivery teams within the region.

Marny’s areas of expertise include leading organizations in the midst of significant change and downsizing, consolidating large scale operations into one new operating system, creating and redefining key roles of client contact personnel within a financial organization, changing a cultural environment from a service to a sales culture, and building a key client office in a new region into a successful large scale operation.

Key to her success in this role was directing a significant cultural change from a regional banking environment to a national one, where she was a Senior Vice President, with over 350 employees, directing the sales and management activities of 35 offices, with over $850 million in deposits and $140 million in loans.

Marny played a key role during a difficult economic period within a prior bank, directing a team of loan specialists to minimize charge-offs, while convening a task force to redefine the role of all lenders within the bank.

Key projects Marny was involved with at Right Management Consultants included:

• Strategic planning with two companies forming a business alliance focusing on improved bottom line results,realigning withincombined organization , and strategic selection of personnel.
• Establishing a career center for a major financial institution as they merged, resulting in significant displacement of personnel.
•  Major innovative program designed with web based programs for individuals whose positions are beingeliminated.

Marny holds a Master’s Degree from Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor’s Degree from Towson State University. She also holds an advanced degree in banking.

She serves on the Board of Arc Gateway Foundation.  She was on the board of IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area from 2006 – 2013, where she served as President from 2010-2012.  She was active in Baltimore community activities, serving on the Board of Visitors of The University of Maryland Shock Trauma, the Columbia Foundation, the Howard Hospital Foundation and Leadership Howard County.  She is a Past President of The International Alliance of Women, an international professional women’s network, with members worldwide.

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