IDEA is proud to announce Marilyn Sherman, a seasoned motivational speaker, author, and business owner, as a general session speaker of the IDEA E-Biz Forum 2009. Sherman will provide a content – rich program with strategies on how to take immediate action using the concepts and applications learned throughout the Forum. This entertaining and inspiring session will help you move forward in work and life.
Sherman started her corporate experience with Chrysler First Financial Services. As an in-house trainer, she was responsible for writing, producing, and presenting training programs to 2400 employees across the United States. When Chrysler First was acquired by NationsBank, Marilyn was an instrumental member of the transition team. She put her many years of experience as a Team Building trainer to help the individuals of both companies quickly meld into one team.
Sherman left NationsBank to become a full time seminars leader for one of the nation’s top seminar companies. She quickly became one of their most sought after speakers for on-site clients.
Sherman now owns UpFront Presentations, speaking to corporations, associations, and universities around the country. Her clients include executives and salespeople for McDonald’s, Coca-Cola, Club Managers Association of America, Sodexho, Sysco, F.D.I.C., First Premier Bank, and many more.
Sherman is the author of three motivational books entitled “Whose Comfort Zone Are You In?”, “Why Settle for the Balcony?”, “How to get a Front Row Seat in Life” and “My Ticket to the Front-Row”. Marilyn is a graduate of Washington State University and an 11 year member of the National Speakers Association. She has served on boards for local chapters and recently served on a national level as the chair of a committee serving all motivational and keynote speakers.