Marian Fish Guinn, MBA, PCC
Leadership Coach & Consultant, Engagement Specialist, Optimist
Marian Guinn, Partner, MG Coaching & Consulting, enjoys working with leadership teams to improve communication and increase understanding and appreciation for differences in style. She works with leaders individually, as an executive coach or thought partner helping them move through transitions or achieve desired competencies. As a leadership trainer she and her husband Gene, work with teams to provide training customized to create desired changes in organizational culture. As consultants, they facilitate strategic planning processes, and work with organizations to enhance board engagement. She is co-founder of the High Impact Leadership Project, a four-month leadership development program focused on emotional intelligence and leadership agility.
Marian obtained post graduate certification in Executive Coaching from the College of Executive Coaching and holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business. She is certified in Breakthrough Coaching, PQ Positive Intelligence, DiSC and Change Style Indicator. She holds the designation of PCC, Professional Coach Certification from the International Coaching Federation.
Prior to establishing MG Coaching & Consulting, Marian gained real-world experience with leadership and management roles first at the University of Kentucky Hospital as Director of Fund Development, and more recently as CEO of God’s Pantry Food Bank, where she successfully led the food bank for 19 years through multimillion-dollar campaigns, building projects and significant program growth.
Marian serves on the KNN Board of Directors as a Past Chair and is President-Elect of the ICF Ohio Valley Chapter Board. She has been recognized as one of Central Kentucky’s most influential leaders by the Lexington Herald Leader, inducted into the Gatton College of Business Hall of Fame, 2008 Feeding America Executive Director of the Year, and received the Kentucky Nonprofit Network’s Distinguished Nonprofit Leadership Award.
Marian can be reached at Marian@MGCoachingandConsulting.com or 859.230.4664