marcia schlissel career coach on Après, a career resource for moms returning to work or seeking flexible job opportunities

Marcia is a Leadership Coach and Communications Specialist. She partners with ambitious professionals who have used their training, network, grit and savvy to achieve their current level of success. Proud of their accomplishments, they’re ready to elevate their leadership abilities by building confidence, credibility and communications effectiveness. Creating and executing strategic action plans, they align their work and their lives with their true vision, one that they now know is possible.

Marcia is passionate in her belief that real, courageous conversation is the key to unlocking success and she weaves this throughout all her work. She blends her no-nonsense coaching style with a unique ability to listen intuitively and synthesize ideas with solutions-oriented thinking, while using a proven approach to resolve any obstacles that may appear along the way.

She brings over 20 years of experience as a management consultant, coach and as an executive at a Fortune 100 organization. Marcia’s experience decoding large business complexities and championing small business leaders through their unique challenges allows her to quickly identify opportunities and enable clients to design and implement actionable, measurable solutions.

Marcia earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Northwestern University. She received her Certified Professional Coach credential with a specialization in Executive Coaching from iPEC, one of the most respected International Coaching Federation (ICF) accredited coach training programs, and is active in her local ICF chapter.

When not working, you’re most likely to find her with family and friends. Some of the things Marcia loves most are yoga, the beach, hiking, and traveling. She’s currently invested in learning about craft botanical gin and is always in hot pursuit of the world’s best fish taco.


Leadership Development, Energy Leadership™, Whole Brain Thinking®, Complex Concept Articulation, Boundary Setting, Critical Communications