Marci Wilf is Senior Partner with Kelleher Associates where she is responsible for counseling clients in transition, executive coaching and business development. Throughout her career, Marci has successfully utilized her consensus building leadership style, and her exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, to counsel and coach clients and employees through numerous complex business transactions and other challenging transitions.
Marci’s career as a commercial real estate and corporate attorney has enabled her to effectively work with her coaching clients from the legal industry to meet the challenges typically confronted by attorneys at all levels of practice and in a wide variety of arenas. Marci has practiced at both large and small law firms, notably with Blank Rome LLP. She has also served as in-house counsel, including acting as Senior Counsel with Kravco-Simon Company, a national retail development and management company, General Counsel and Director of Human Resources with America’s Best Contacts & Eyeglasses, a large national retail chain, and as Executive Vice President and General Counsel with Trinity Capital Advisors, LLC, a small real estate brokerage and development company.
In 1999, Marci transitioned from attorney to business leader, becoming Vice President of Corporate Administration and Vice President of Human Resources for Advanta Corp., a publicly traded Philadelphia-based financial services company. Marci’s rich background in business enables her to bring a wealth of practical experience to her coaching practice with business leaders at Kelleher Associates.
Marci earned her B.A. and B.S. degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and her J.D. from the Temple University School of Law. She has completed coursework at the College of Executive Coaching, an International Coaching Federation credentialed coaching training program for professionals with graduate degrees, and is a Certified Myers Briggs practitioner, a Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst (CPBA), a Certified Professional Values Analyst (CPVA), and a Certified Resilience Coach.
Marci is a member of the Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Philadelphia Bar Associations, Philadelphia Society of People & Strategy (PSPS) and Greater Philadelphia Senior Executive Group (GPSEG). She also serves on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of Congregation Beth Am Israel in Penn Valley, PA and will become President in July, 2015.