Marilyn Stanton MSOD is Managing Partner of Illuminated Consulting LLC, an organizational development consulting and executive coaching firm based in San Francisco with alliances and associates across the globe.
Clients include Levi Strauss & Co, Chevron, Ingersoll Rand, Clorox, Genentech, Barilla Pasta, Continental Automotive, Umicore Automotive, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Qualys, Visa, Luxottica, USAA, Fiat Chrysler, Sabre,, and SAP.

Marilyn’s years of global experience includes partnering with global brands and Fortune 500 firms on such organization design and transformational change initiatives as global supply chain redesigns, major capital projects, system implementations, and Talent Management strategies. Her work focuses on designing aligned organizations to achieve strategy; driving organizational change; and coaching leaders to deliver to their full potential and working across geographies leading virtual teams.

She is a seasoned strategist with an expertise in developing high performing cross functional and virtual teams; facilitating alignment of goals/initiatives across functions and regions; building and managing learning and development strategies and programs, accelerating talent & leadership development. She is an authentic and experienced partner to leaders with an ability to operate in a rapidly changing, global and virtual environment.

For over 20 years, Marilyn has specialized in coaching global leaders and teams on reaching their full potential. When the stakes are high with a challenging project or for new or veteran leaders, a troubled team, or a complex organizational change, Marilyn brings to the table thoughtful, visionary, and practical coaching that quickly delivers tangible results. Her capability in coaching and building internal coaching programs is informed by an astute comprehension of the pragmatics of corporate life through her years of organizational consulting. She partners with her clients to effectively motivate their teams to realize their potential, and to make wise decisions for the overall health.

Marilyn's undergraduate bachelors degree is in Education. She also holds a  Master’s of Science in Organizational Development from the School of Business, Pepperdine University and is an accredited ICF leadership and team Coach with over 1400 hours of coaching who is trained in both Integral (ICC) and Co-Active Coaching (CIT.) methods.