Marc Strano


Training Professional seeks “employer of choice” – a growing enterprise that actively promotes career development, and provides enrichment experiences for high-potential and high-performing employees.



Leadership Development, Management Training, Organizational Change, Team Leader

-     Design, develop, and facilitate innovative professional development programs for executives, managers, staff. Managed programs for up to 12,500 employees in matrixed multinational organization.

-        Enhance competitive edge, increase profitability, improve retention, inspire emerging leaders.

-     Cultivate strong partnership with executives and managers on new strategic initiatives; fulfill stakeholders’ commitment to growth of company and personnel.

-        Produce environment where staff thrives – especially in stressful, deadline-driven operations.

-        Execute alternate plans during shifting priorities without losing momentum or value.

-        Evaluate program results, document metrics and milestones.

-        Entrusted with high-level and confidential information; budgetary responsibility, vendor selection.

-        Promote a stimulating, collaborative workplace based on integrity, responsibility, and fun.



     Leadership                            Employee Engagement              Creativity / Innovation

     Training Delivery                   Coaching / Mentoring                 Acculturation / Onboarding

     Training Development           Team Building                            Organizational Development                      

     Program Management           Employee Relations                  Change Management




       Employee Development Manager, North America Region

       Samsung Electronics America [consumer electronics], Ridgefield Park, New Jersey, 2008—2015  


       Senior Training Specialist

       Washington Mutual [savings bank], Anaheim, California, 2005—2008



       Maverick + Rubicon Leadership Development, Tappan, New York, 2002—2005


       Manager, Employee Development and Training

       Superior Bank FSB [community bank], Orangeburg, New York, 1997—2002



 Master’s Degree in International Management, Trade and Finance

 Thunderbird School of Global Management, Glendale, Arizona

 - Post-graduate work in Europe studying comparative business practices and

 cross-cultural communication


Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics / Applied Linguistics

 University of Rochester, Rochester, New York

 - National Dean’s List; graduated with High Distinction; student government leader