M. Marino & Associates
Michael J. Marino


Michael J. Marino

A shift in mindset can make all the difference in getting results and being fulfilled in life.
— Michael J. Marino


Great Leader = Great Culture = Great Results

As a leader and advisor to leaders for more than three decades, I understand the unquestionable importance of creating a healthy, high-performance work culture to meet the challenges created by changing customer needs, government regulation, technological advances, and global market dynamics. 

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Boards of Directors & Advisory

University of Virginia
Curry School of Human Development
Advisory Board

Applewood Books
Board of Directors
Publishing books for American cultural travelers to build a picture of America through its primary sources.

A Radical Change in Learning to Read in the 21st Century
Advisory Board


RUTGERS UNIVERSITY Executive Coaching Certificate, 2018 (ICF-certified)

UNIVERSITY of VIRGINIA Curry School of Human Development
Master of Counseling Education (MEd)
Focus on Organizational Development & Change Management

Master’s Project: “Integrated Team-Building Initiative for the GSA’s Federal Executive Center”

New York UNIVERSITY Bachelor of Arts in History, concentration in American History

Interests & Focus

I am an active member of the yoga community; lead an Americana swing band known as the Howlers; march in a Mardi Gras dance group, the Amelia Earhawt’s; and support the New Orleans Musicians Clinic in providing health care to musicians in that city. 



Heidrick & Struggles and Senn Delaney

EVP, Managing Partner Heidrick & Struggles
Member, Executive Committee
2016 – 2017

CEO, Senn Delaney
A Heidrick & Struggles Company
1992 - 2017

  • Led Senn Delaney’s culture shaping business, managing P&L of $30 million overseeing large team of consultants and staff. Executive officer of Heidrick & Struggles.

  • Led culture shaping initiative for H&S following acquisition of Senn Delaney, facilitating the process for leadership to identify and embrace H&S’s Purpose, Vision and Values.

  • Oversaw delivery of $40 million in culture-shaping consulting engagements.

  • Instrumental in new product development for the culture shaping business as well as integrated products for the Heidrick & Struggles enterprise.

SUNKYOUNG (SK BRANDS) | NYC                                  

1990 – 1992 
Chief Administrative Officer, America

  • Oversaw change management and administration for America region of South Korean billion-dollar conglomerate.

  • Worked closely with Chairman to implement Sunkyoung Management System (SKMS) across network of companies.


1979 – 1990 
VP, Manpower Planning and Development | Chase Metropolitan Community Bank

  • Implemented the career development process for consumer banking professionals in the NYC branches.

Country Manager of Consumer Banking | Chase Thailand 

  • Built a team, developed strategic plans, and forged a culture that led to highly successful operations.

Director of Talent and OD | Asia-Pacific Region

  • Managed staff planning and structure for 13 different countries.

  • Developed strategic plans for Chase Consumer Banking in Japan, Thailand, and Malaysia.

  • Helped establish, structure and staff up the brand-new Chase-AMP Bank of Australia.

United Research Company
1976 – 1979

  • Organizational Development Consultant.

  • Consulted on integrating strategy, productivity and effective leadership in a number of industries.