Marquise Manns Speaks

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Marquise Manns Speaks!

Author / Entrepreneur / U.S. Navy Medal Recipient



Marquise is an honorably discharged veteran of the United States Navy, and proud recipient of the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal for participation in Operation Nimble Archer. In addition to his faithful military service, Marquise holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Northwood University, master’s degree in Management from Texas A&M University – Commerce, and certifications as a Change Management Specialist, Kaizen Facilitator, and a Six Sigma Black Belt Process Improvement Professional.

Marquise has over 20 years’ experience directing, and managing and leading teams in Manufacturing, Warehousing, and Physical Security Operations. Having a passion for grooming new employees in the manufacturing industry, Marquise has created Foundations Manufacturing Academy to introduce the basic concepts of Lean and Six Sigma to new employees. In addition to the E-Learning Academy, Marquise has authored two books titled; Supervising through rough Waters and Leading through calm Seas: The first-time Manager’s and Supervisor’s guide to success, and its change management counterpart, Fade -2-Black in 90-days: Solution focused, team centered, change management strategies that get results! These books were designed to assist the new leader with navigating through challenging situations of their new role.

Marquise is truly blessed to be the father of daughter MarQuisja, sons Marquise II, Navy Sailor, Marquaris, and an amazing granddaughter, Morgan. Marquise resides in his hometown of Lansing, Michigan.

Employee Development Workshop:

8 hours of hands on, exciting and fun training designed to enhance critical thinking, teambuilding and presentation skills.

Employee Development Workshop Materials:

 A computer is shared among team members to maximize the allotted time effectively. Books, Supervising through Rough Waters and Leading through Calm Seas: The first – time Manager’s and Supervisor’s Guide to Success and Fade – 2 – Back in 90 – Days: Solution focused, team centered change management strategies that get results! Comprehensive project manuals designed to facilitate brainstorming sessions for each team.

A training presentation that’s designed to question the agenda and mindset of the leader and position the leader and subordinates in a position for success!



Call Marquise today for your customized consultation, free walk through, and/or placement quote.


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