Profile: Marjorie Brody
Marjorie Brody, CSP, PCC, CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame, is the Founder and Fearless Leader of BRODY Professional Development. She acts in four distinct capacities: company president, professional speaker, executive coach and published author.
As an internationally recognized speaker, Marjorie proudly wears the designation of CSP -- Certified Speaking Professional, so designated by the National Speakers Association (NSA). In July 2006, she was inducted into NSA's Council of Peers Award for Excellence Speaker Hall of Fame. Marjorie also earned her PCC - Professional Certified Coach -- designation from the International Coach Federation; and the title of CMC - Certified Management Consultant - from the Institute of Management Consultants. She is the only professional worldwide to obtain the combined CSP, CMC and PCC titles.
In October 2006, Marjorie was inducted into the Temple University "Women's Entrepreneurial Hall of Fame." Previously, she was named one of "Pennsylvania's 1999 Best 50 Women in Business," and was one of 12 women selected as "1999 Distinguished National Leaders" by the National Association of Women Business Owners, Greater Philadelphia Chapter. Marjorie was also one of 25 women selected as "1999 Women of Distinction" by the Philadelphia Business Journal, National Association of Women Business Owners and The Forum of Executive Women. Marjorie's company, BRODY, was a finalist in the small business category for the "2001 Family Business of the Year Award," coordinated by Wharton Small Business Development Center. Marjorie was also a finalist in the Ernst & Young 2002 and 2001 "Entrepreneur of the Year" awards, in the business consulting category.
Her topics include business etiquette, presentation skills, turning business dreams into reality, and effective self-marketing. Marjorie travels extensively as a professional speaker and executive coach, sharing her knowledge with people in the U.S. and abroad. Through repeat business and referrals, she has built up an impressive client roster of Fortune 100 and 500 companies.
A well-published writer and author, Marjorie Brody has authored more than 18 books, including Career MAGIC: A Woman's Guide to Reward & Recognition, Speaking Is An Audience-Centered Sport, Professional Impressions ... Etiquette for Everyone, Every Day, and the award-winning Help! Was That a Career Limiting Move? Marjorie is profiled on several speaking- and training-related sites on the World Wide Web, and has two websites, brodypro.com and marjoriebrody.com.
Members of the national media regularly contact Marjorie for her commentary on a variety of workplace and career issues - including CNBC, Fox-TV, Oxygen, ABCNews.com, CNN.com, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The Washington Post, People, Fortune and BusinessWeek. She has contributed career/etiquette columns for BusinessWeek online.
Marjorie is a Professor Emeritus at Bucks County Community College, a past president of National Speakers Association, Mid-Atlantic Chapter (NSAMAC) a member of the National Speakers Association, Institute of Management Consultants, the American Society for Training and Development, International Coach Federation, The Forum of Executive Women, a founding member of Master Speakers International and Business Builders, and a founding professor of Mentor U.com. She is also a member of the editorial advisory board for communication briefings newsletter. Marjorie was NSAMAC "Chapter Member of the Year" in 1997 and NSAMAC's "Speaker of the Year" in 1999. Her company, BRODY Professional Development, has WBE certification - Women's Business Enterprise.
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