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Marianna Lead

Marianna Lead, MCC is a Transformational Coach, Clinical Hypnotherapist, and the first expert to speak at the world-renowned Smithsonian Institution on the subjects of hypnosis and life coaching. She designed and taught numerous courses at New York University, co-created Competitive Advantages in Leadership program at Columbia University, and served two terms as President of ICF-NYC Chapter International Coach Federation.

Marianna Lead is Co-Founder of CrowdFunding education that equips people with knowledge needed to finance their dreams, and is the Founder of Goal Imagery Institute where she teaches coaching, hypnosis and NLP skills.

An active Screen Actors Guild member, Ms. Lead's background in the performing arts enhances her skills as a speaker, coach, therapist and teacher. She produced and hosted "Life Coach TV" on Manhattan Cable in NYC, "Life Coach Radio" with Progressive Radio Network and "Laughter as a Life Skill" with comic Yakov Smirnoff at the American Airlines Theater on Broadway. She has frequently appeared on national TV & radio, and in magazines such as Fitness, Natural Health, Time Out, Coaching World, and Insights. Marianna's range of clients includes large corporations Ernst & Young, American Airlines, entrepreneurs, small business owners, entertainers and nonprofit organizations Society of Women Engineers, The New York Urban League.