Marissa Levin is CEO of Successful Culture, which helps leaders master the 3 most critical aspects of business growth: leadership development, strategy formulation & execution, and organizational culture assessment & improvement. Successful Culture also helps CEOs select and implement highly effective advisory boards using her patented SCALE™ Model, which is an essential strategy for any business looking to grow exponentially.
Marissa is a Chapter Chair for Women’s Presidents Organization (WPO). In this role, she facilitates groups of up to 20 women business owners with revenues ranging from $2 million to more than $150 million. She is also a Leadership columnist for Inc. Magazine.
She is the author of “My Company ROCKS!” Eight Secrets to a Growth-Driven Culture That Keeps Employees Happy & Engaged,” which provides specific strategies on how to build a culture that fosters employee loyalty and engagement. She is also the author of the #1 best-selling book on advisory boards, “Built to SCALE: How Top Companies Create Breakthrough Growth Through Exceptional Advisory Boards”. The book leads businesses owners through her patented SCALE™ Model to strategically select, compensate, associate, & leverage advisory boards for breakthrough growth. Marissa was SmartCEO Magazine’s syndicated columnist, penning a column entitled “Get on Board” which advises business owners how to strategically build advisory boards to fuel organizational growth, from 2012-2017.
Marissa’s 20-year entrepreneurial journey started in 1995 when she founded Information Experts, a strategic communications and education firm, in 1995, that served more than 15 federal agencies. She launched her firm as a solopreneur with a $35,000 contract, and led/grew the organization to approximately $15 million in revenue until 2012. Under her leadership, Information Experts won more than 80 awards for creativity & leadership, was named to the Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest Growing Companies for 2009, 2010, and 2011, won the 2010 SmartCEO GovStar Industry Star Award, and was known as a trailblazer in establishing an extraordinary employee-centric culture that fully supported work-life integration and a core value of “responsible flexibility.”
Marissa’s lifetime legacy mission is to educate, equip, & empower 100 million entrepreneurs & leaders with the skillsets and mindsets they need to reach their greatest potential.