Marian Wright is the President of Wrightside Consulting. Marian helps organizations achieve excellence by developing leaders, implementing thoughtful organizational change, and building effective strategic human resources practices. She has extensive experience building development programs, interviewing and selecting leaders, coaching leaders at all levels, and leading strategic talent initiatives.
Marian worked for Progressive Insurance prior to launching Wrightside Consulting in June, 2014. While at Progressive, she partnered with executives to lead change and drive talent management initiatives. She created the talent management function in Progressive’s Information Technology organization to elevate the organization’s ability to select, develop, deploy and retain top talent.
She holds multiple certifications, including Lominger Leadership Architect, EQi, Prosci change management, Strategic Workforce Planning, and Hogan. She is a course instructor for Corporate College on a variety of leadership and HR topics. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Biology from Ohio University and a Master’s degree in Human Resources and Industrial Relations from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management.