Marilyn Sherman
Marilyn Sherman motivates and inspires audiences to get out of their comfort zone and get a front-row seat in life!

Marilyn has over 22 years of experience in professional speaking, training and development, and facilitating workshops. She started her corporate career with Chrysler First Financial Services. As an in-house trainer, she was responsible for writing, producing, and presenting training programs to 2,400 employees across the United States. She trained all levels from new hires to senior executives, specializing in communication classes and building effective teams.

When NationsBank acquired Chrysler First Financial Services, Marilyn was an instrumental member of the transition team. She put her experience as a team building trainer to help the individuals of both companies quickly meld into one team.

Marilyn left NationsBank to be a full time seminar leader for SkillPath Seminars. She quickly became one of their most sought after speakers.

In 1988, Marilyn formed her own company, UpFront Presentations, to help people improve their morale, teamwork, and communication skills – and ultimately achieve better results. Marilyn helps companies increase productivity, manage change, and improve bottom line results.

With her engaging and fun personality, Marilyn connects with audiences and delivers content they can immediately use when they get back to the office.

Marilyn is a graduate of Washington State University and is a 19-year member of the National Speakers Association. She has served in several leadership roles in NSA, including board member for San Diego and Las Vegas chapters, chair of the Motivational Speaker Professional Experts Group, and director of educational labs across the country.

In addition to articles in trade magazines and national publications, Marilyn is the author of several books: Whose Comfort Zone Are You In?, Why Settle for the Balcony? How To Get A Front-Row Seat In Life!, and I.