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Marcia Ballinger, PhD

Marcia Ballinger, PhD is a Principal with KeyStone Search. She joined KeyStone in 2004, after eight years as Vice President with a prominent Marcia Ballinger executive search firm and has conducted numerous top level assignments inexecutive/general management, operations, sales/marketing, finance and human resources. Marcia's previous corporate positions were as Director of Human Resources Development with two international manufacturing and distribution firms, including having managed a multi-year corporate culture transformation. She began her career with IBM in sales and educational capacities.

Marcia has a BS in Business Administration and an MA in Speech-Communication from the University of Minnesota along with a PhD in Organization and Management from Capella University. She has served as adjunct faculty in business at St. Mary's University and Capella University and in 1996, she earned certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources from the HR Certification Institute.

A resident of St Paul, Marcia lives with her husband, Brad Ballinger, and their two French Bulldogs. Marcia and Brad are the proud parents of Analisa, currently a college student. She is an active community leader, serving on the boards of Capella University, the American Red Cross - Twin Cities Area Chapter, the Human Resources Executive Forum and as a member of the United Way Women's Leadership Council. Marcia is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), and a member of the Women Presidents Organization (WPO).

She is a founding member of the "Connecting Women" networking group, and a past volunteer mentor through the Menttium organization. Marcia, along with KeyStone Search Vice President Nathan Perez, is the author of the recently published book, "The 20-Minute Networking Meeting". Her other interests include reading, aerobics, travel and cooking.

Areas of Expertise:



- Board Services

- Executive Management

- Consumer Packaged Goods

- Finance

- Education Services

- Human Resources

- Industrial Manufacturing

- Operations

- Membership Organizations

- Program Management

- Printing and Publishing

- Professional Services

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