She's made Richmond, the capital of Virginia her new home and is thrilled to contribute to this historic and emerging metropolis. Born and raised in New York, Denise Marcía has lived abroad and in six major US cities. Life experiences from each backdrop have determined her current course as personal branding coach.
Beyond an etiquette consultant certification, her qualifications include a degree from Howard University in drama, SAG/AFTRA and Actor’s Equity memberships, Executive Concierge for two major hotel chains in Los Angeles, CA; A&R Director and Executive Producer for a leading Gospel record label; and creator of a hospitality brand for a boutique bank in Nashville.
Ms. Marcía has spent the last 20-plus years helping educators shape the character of college students; elevating the authenticity and integrity of entrepreneurs; increasing professional influence, and credibility of corporate staff and executive leadership.
Touring colleges and universities, and working within businesses, corporations and organizations Denise shares the "ABCs" of personal and professional excellence:
Appearance, Business Protocol, and Communication.
As a professional actor, Ms. Marcía’s sessions are as entertaining as they are informative. She presents real-world guidelines regarding professional presence, teleconferencing, body language, networking, interviewing, business dining, grooming and attire for the workplace, corporate culture, diversity and inclusion, electronic and social media,
travel and hotel decorum, and
Her self-published book “sold out" in 2006. “Handle Your Business! - Etiquette ‘Quick Notes’ for the Young Executive” was a hit with college students. Two additional books she co-authored, "Truth Be Told" and "The Black Male - Heads or Tales" share key moments of her life. Denise briefly took on the title of “radio personality.” Her 30-minute show, “Polishing Business Professionals” aired on a local Richmond radio station.
Denise Marcía's expertise extends to training children and youth in important social skills. Undergirding the training of parents, Ms. Marcía adds to their direction with current examples and specificity. She encourages and empowers young people to safely and successfully
navigate our world.
Sessions are specific to clients' needs. Let Denise Marcía join you in your quest for professionalism and civility within your business, and in the world. Please contact us for rates: 615.305.9706
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