Marva Goldsmith has more than 20 years of business and leadership experience. She is the President and Chief Image Officer of Marva Goldsmith & Associates, Inc. (MG & A), a professional services organization. Her formal education includes a Master in Public Administration from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Michigan State University. She has received additional leadership training through the Center for Creative Leadership and Georgetown University’s Center for Professional Development, Leadership Coaching Program. Marva studied image management with the London Image Institute, the Image Resource Group, and Dominique Isbecque International.
Marva is the Washington, DC Area Liaison for the Association of Image Consultants International. She is one of ninety image consultants to hold the AICI designation of Certified Image Professional. Marva’s business experience includes engineering, corporate and public affairs, strategic planning and image and brand management.
Marva has served a wide array of clients including employees in transition and public housing residents to political candidates, government agencies and corporations. She approaches each project with an eye for generating organizational or personal transformation. Previous clients include the Environmental Protection Agency, National Security Agency, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, DTE Energy, Integration Technologies Group, Johns Hopkins University, Prince Georges County Community College, Amerisure Insurance Company, Marriott International, the Detroit Regional Chamber, Right Management Consultants, Detroit Entrepreneurial Institute, National Imagery Mapping Agency, Naval Sea Systems Command, OMEC Corporation, Montgomery County Housing Commission, Drug Enforcement Administration, Maryland Career Development Association and a host of individuals.