Marci Maniker-Leiter is an executive coach with The Leets Consortium headquartered in Irvine, California. Her areas of expertise include managing change, organization effectiveness, work flow analysis, executive coaching, meeting facilitation and team building.
As Vice President at Great Western Bank, she established and managed the Organization Development department, an internal consulting unit. Marci expanded the department from a single offering of Supervisory Training to a full curriculum of Management Development programs, climate surveys, team building interventions and major change initiatives. She also served as Vice President, Training and Development at First Interstate Bank, where her department was awarded the prestigious “Golden Torch Award” by the American Society of Training and Development. Prior to these experiences, she trained hundreds of managers at Salomon Brothers, Inc., and Manufacturers Hanover Bank in New York City.
She has over 25 years of experience in the professional services industry. Recent clients include Kaiser-Permanente, National Cement Company, Abernathy & MacGregor, Wolman Wealth Management, Amgen, Eisner Pediatric and Family Medical Center, Goodwill Industries, Vital Research, Koreh L.A., Cornucopia Foods, Japanese American National Museum, Overture, Southern California Edison, Metropolitan Water District, Fannie Mae, and UCLA, among others.
Additionally, she has served on numerous boards including the Institute of Financial Education and the Advisory Board of the Institute of Management Studies. She has presented at conferences, including the Conference Board’s Work/Family and Diversity conference and the UCLB Women’s Leadership Conference. She has published articles by The OD Practitioner and Pfeiffer and Associates. She presently serves on the Executive Board at Harvard-Westlake.
Marci earned her Master’s of Arts in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University and her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Michigan.