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Marty (Martha) Stanley

Grad year: ’77
Major: Managerial Systems
Award Year: 2017

Marty (Martha) Stanley

Marty Stanley is an author, Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), facilitator and executive coach. As founder of Dynamic Dialog, Inc. in 2000, she draws on her personal and professional experience to help people transform their lives and their organizations. Her clients range from large (GE Oil and Gas, Marriott Corporation and Bank of America) to medium and small (rural hospitals, mortgage companies, commercial plumbing and law firms) and national associations (U.S. Tennis Association and the American Academy of Family Physicians). Stanley is the author of two books, Get Out of B.E.D. (Blame Excuses and Denial): Change Your Outlook-Alter Your Outcomes and From Type A to Type T: How to Be a Transformational Leader in a Bottom-Line World. Each provides the foundation for personal and organizational effectiveness and success. Her articles have been featured in hundreds of national and international trade and professional publications. Prior to starting her business, Stanley served in leadership roles in diverse corporate environments: As the assistant vice president of human resources at Employers Health Insurance, now Humana, she created a nationally recognized training department and one of the Top 25 Corporate Wellness programs in the country. As vice president of human resources at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City, MO, Stanley created and implemented a performance management system based on outstanding customer service. As the first vice president of human resources for AMC Entertainment, and its 12,000 employees, she provided guidance as the company transformed the film exhibition industry. During a three-year period, the company built more than 50 megaplexes, while hiring more than 500 managers and 2,000 staff members. Stanley recently move to La Jolla, California.

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