From humble beginnings growing up on the east side of Pittsburgh to a self-made leader, mentor, best-selling author, and business owner, Marlin Woods continues to his story honoring the power of internal will, leading himself through great challenges to a clearer understanding of who he is.
Marlin, Founder and CEO of BenefitsPLUS Consulting, continues to set high standards of excellence in leadership, mentorship, public speaking, community service, and vendor management consulting. With almost 30 years of sales leadership experience and extensive experience as a national public speaker on sales behavior and inspirational messaging, Marlin shares strategies that continue to bring him success in both his professional and personal life.
As an inspiration speaker, Marlin’s power of internal will, service to his community, and his journey to understanding who he is, will motivate and inspire any audience. As the Founder of the Empower Me Summit, a speaker series and seminar that provides exposure to African American across the U.S. to increase opportunities in entrepreneurship and leadership, Marlin works with members of the community to reset the trajectory of African American Achievement in Pittsburgh.
Marlin’s national public speaking opportunities began in 2014. Marlin has spoken at a variety of industry conferences throughout the United States in cities including Orlando, Florida; Boca Raton, Florida; Las Vegas, Nevada; Atlantic City, New Jersey; Newark New Jersey; Pittsburgh, PA; Harrisburg, PA; New York, New York; New Orleans, Louisiana; Dallas, Texas; and Saint Louis, Missouri.
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