Marlene Johnson, Senior Consultant and Trainer
Marlene has delivered communications training and executive coaching for more than 25 years and has worked with large corporate clients, small businesses, start-ups, and non-profit organizations. Before her consulting career, Marlene spent a number of years with John Hancock as part of the training and development team. As a Senior Consultant with Spoken Impact, Marlene coaches clients on presentation delivery and content development.
Drawing from her background in group dynamics, theater, writing, and storytelling, Marlene equips people with the skills they need to become more authentic and influential communicators. She has delivered over 100 tutorials for online courses in Conflict Resolution for Cappella University. She also offers training in conflict resolution and consensus building, business & sales writing, and provides speech writing services for clients in the technical, professional services, and consumer products companies.
Marlene holds a degree in English from the University of Minnesota and has studied acting at HB Studios in New York. She is also a member of the National Storytelling Network and served as past Board President of the Conflict Resolution Center in Minneapolis where she is a trained mediator in conflict resolution.