Marguerite is a high energy, forward-thinking executive, coach and advisor specialized in leading HR teams and connecting leaders, individuals, and businesses to their purpose in global, mid-sized and not-for-profit organizations. For nearly 25 years, Marguerite has advised hundreds of leaders and team members across the globe in almost every aspect of the HR craft. Most of those years were spent in global industrial businesses - GE, Akzo Nobel (formerly ICI Paints) and Swagelok. Marguerite has also worked closely with Ronald McDonald Charities of NE Ohio for the better part of 12 years as an executive board member and advisor. Through these industries and experiences, she learned the nuances of each HR discipline and how people, processes and technology contribute to business success. Her passion is connecting individuals, teams, and business to a greater purpose so they can thrive together.
Marguerite has significant experience in advising, developing, and leading HR teams & strategies, organization design & effectiveness, coaching & mentoring, change management, performance management, talent development and acquisition initiatives across multiple geographies, businesses, and industries.
As the principal of CoreConnections Partners, LLC, Marguerite provides strategic HR consulting, individual coaching and advises leaders in both the profit and non-profit sectors. Marguerite’s passion to serve, leadership skills, strong knack to connect on a personal level and keen ability to solve complex organization and people issues while balancing business needs makes her a trusted advisor and partner.
Marguerite is a Coaching Training Alliance (CTA) Certified Coach, and she holds a master’s degree in public administration from the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy, University at Albany (SUNY) and a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University at Albany (SUNY). Marguerite continues to serve on the Board of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northeast Ohio as board member, executive committee member, and HR committee leader and advisor.
Marguerite lives in Ohio with her husband and daughters and loves to spend time with her family. Outside of work and family, Marguerite enjoys playing tennis, listening to music, reading and being outdoors.