MARC WENZEL, PH.D.

Vice President, Business Development and Strategy

Marc partnered with Shaker first as a client, then a consultant, before ultimately taking on leadership of the company’s business development and growth strategy. Marc supports sales efforts by fostering client development, advantageous partnerships, and a growing sales team. His chief responsibility is to ensure Shaker’s continued growth with thoughtful enhancements to its processes. With a focus on scalability and increasing market penetration, Marc’s organizational strategies emphasize broader market presence and capitalizing on Shaker’s deep knowledge of and strong client relationships in retail, technology, financial, and manufacturing sectors.

Marc combines his more than 20 years of experience in assessment development, talent analytics, and big data with expertise in business and leadership development to drive the creation of effective human capital solutions that meet client business goals. Marc is enthusiastic about exploiting technology to create talent management applications that feature exceptional design and engagement for the end user, but also deliver strong business intelligence and measurable results.

As a former client, Marc has long had trust in the ingenuity of Shaker’s products and people. He knows firsthand the value of what Virtual Job Tryout technology offers and Shaker’s ability to deliver an outstanding customer experience.

Marc’s prior experience includes business development roles at two fast-growth assessment providers, Performance Assessment Network (PAN) and ThinkWise, Inc. He also served as Managing Director at Talent Solutions Group and Senior Vice President of Leadership and Organizational Development at KeyCorp.

Education

  • PhD, Clinical Psychology, Loyola University Chicago
  • PhD, Clinical Psychology, Loyola University Chicago
  • BA, Psychology and German, Miami University

Professional Affiliations

  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP)
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