RM_smiling_120v2Richard Marks is the founder and CEO of Richard Marks Consulting.

He brings over 25 years experience of improving performance with leaders and teams of all sizes.

Originally trained as an architect, Richard is able to leverage that experience to design solutions for his clients that are practical, innovative, and cost-effective.

He has worked over the years with Fortune 100 Companies in the high-tech and medical fields, with mid-size companies in high-tech and bio-tech, and with government, utilities, and not-for-profits. His interest in technology makes him an ideal bridge between business and technical leaders and teams.

Richard is a consultant, an executive and team coach, and a speaker who specializes in strategic communications, collaboration for performance improvement, and facilitating change. When appropriate, Richard partners with other experienced professionals on larger scale initiatives.

His clients consider him an innovator, a calming, sage presence, and a trusted advisor. He often is both challenging and supportive. At the same time he is a strong facilitator and collaborator who helps gets things done.

He recognizes that we are in a phase-transition in business today, and strongly believes that leaders cannot afford the inefficiencies and many of the old practices of the past. He is committed to helping leaders and organizations recognize and develop more effective mindsets and practices to thrive in this new millennium. Some of these include tailoring Agile, Lean Startup, Systems Thinking, and other best practices where appropriate.

If you or your organization would like to benefit from Richard’s background and experience, please contact him for a no-obligation half-hour consultation.