Joe Marques

Chief Product Officer & Customer Engagement Leader

Joe is an expert in leadership and organizational development, culture design, executive coaching, employee engagement, succession planning and positive change management. Throughout his career, he has successfully helped a wide range of companies achieve best in class results leveraging innovative strategies. He has been instrumental in helping clients achieve both Fortune 100 Best Places to Work and Training Top 125 Training Organizations recognition.

Joe began his career as Assistant Vice President of Leadership Development at CSFBdirect, he then became the VP of Leadership Development at Hudson United Bank where he designed and integrated leadership programs that focused on emotional intelligence with 360 feedback and coaching. Joe then worked at the New York Presbyterian Hospital as a Leadership Training & Development Consultant.

His leadership experience continued as Manager of Organizational Development & Learning at University Hospitals. While in this role, he led a team that focused on executive development, people development, culture design, performance management, recognition & rewards, succession planning, and patient experience. In addition, Joe and his team launched the UH Leadership Academy, an award-winning executive program, that generated millions in improvements and cost savings by transforming relationships and enhancing collaboration between physicians, nursing staff, and administrators.

Prior to joining Prossimo Global Partners, Joe was in a senior role in Organizational Development at the JM Smucker Company. Joe led the entire organizational development strategy for the company. He developed a visionary succession planning tool with a distinctive potential analysis process that aligned with the company’s culture and organizational dynamics.

Joe partners with our clients providing strategic leadership with a focus on delivering executive coaching, culture design, leadership development, aiding succession planning, and devising employee and customer engagement and organizational design strategies. Joe also is our principle in product development building an inventory of proprietary tools as well as alliances with Prossimo Global Partners.

Joe holds a JD degree from Villanova University School of Law along with a Bachelor of Science in Management from William Paterson University. He holds numerous professional certifications including an Executive Coaching Certificate, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Certified Practitioner, and Hogan Assessments Certified. In addition, he has received numerous awards and recognitions throughout his career including being ranked twice by Training Magazine as one of the Top 125 Training Organizations (53rd and 20th out of 125) along with receiving the Chief Learning Officer Magazine’s Learning in Practice Award for Collaboration and the Team NEO Plus Award for Workforce Development. Joe’s article Best Practices in Executive Coaching was published in Training Magazine.