Marian Hunt Spurrier is a Leadership Development Consultant and Executive Coach. She serves as Global Learning and Development Manager at Getty Images. She develops and delivers learning and leadership development worldwide. Marian also has a Leadership Development and Executive Coaching firm, where she serves as Principal and focuses on supporting Leadership Development for women executives and entrepreneurs. She began her coaching career as a sailing coach, prior to her corporate L & D work in 2007. She also has experience as a facilitator of wellness and education programs also in her early career (at EILEEN FISHER, Inc), prior to moving more directly into organizational development and coaching work. Marian holds a B.A. in International Relations & Diplomacy and French and just finished her second year in the Columbia M.A. Program for Adult Learning & Leadership, Organization and Leadership. She is also currently enrolled in the Columbia Business School Executive Education program for Executive Coaches. Marian has also taken courses at National Training Laboratories, The Presencing Institute (with Edgar Schein) and a Center for Creative Leadership. She serves as a Leadership Specialist, advisor and coach at Step Up, a network for professional women and also holds a certificate in E-learning and Instructional Design.