An internationally recognized speaker, Marta energizes leaders and fuels change in the public and private sectors with her dynamic keynotes. Marta delivers powerful content, actively engages her audiences, and brings business savvy along with credibility. From the United States to Canada to Mexico as well as Europe, Asia, and Africa, attendees leave feeling empowered with clear intention and laser focus on the action needed to achieve their biggest, boldest goals. Marta makes her impact by helping transform organizations around the world with her leadership message.


Marta’s books have been endorsed as an “outstanding primer on what really matters in complex organizations,” a “must read for everyone in business” and full of “startlingly clear insights and a wealth of knowledge that demonstrates how organizations large and small, public and private, can ignite their corporate imaginative moxie.”

A prolific writer, Marta is the author of multiple books that maximize every leader’s impact and influence on their own enterprise and beyond. Her works provides fresh insights, pioneering research, questions for reflection, and step-by step guidance to take leaders to new peaks of performance.

Marta’s books include:

  • LEAP
  • Energized Enterprise
  • Everybody’s Business
  • Leaders in Motion

She is also co-author of:

  • Transformation Desktop Guide
  • Live A Difference
  • Work Miracles


Marta is the founder and CEO of Transformation Systems Inc. (TSI), an award-winning executive strategies and management systems engineering firm committed to helping leaders boost efficiency, effectiveness, quality, productivity and savings.

Under Marta’s leadership, TSI has ranked on the Inc. 5000 list as one of the fastest growing companies in America for five consecutive years. In addition, the dynamic culture Marta has established in her organization has led the company to receive recognition as a Best Place to Work, a SHRM Employer All-star, and one of Virginia’s Fantastic 50. TSI has received numerous accolades from defense organizations for helping set historic records in expediting acquisition and for large-scale technology transitions. To learn more about TSI, visit


Marta drives causes that are near to her heart, and her corporate social responsibility (CSR) philosophy is: Nourish leadership potential in those who need a helping hand. Making her philosophy a reality, Marta serves as an advocate, philanthropist, fundraiser, and volunteer. She weaves her CSR philosophy into her daily rhythm and encourages other leaders to do the same.

To give back, Marta created and steers TSI’s award-winning FEED TO LEAD Program which puts CSR in motion providing funding and volunteer hours to charities and nourishing leadership potential in those who need a helping hand.

Thought Leader

Marta served as Board Secretary of the  Northern Virginia Technology Council, Board Chairman of EasterSeals DC MD VA, and as a Board member of the Association for Corporate Growth National Capital Region.  She is also a former board member of the Virginia Network of Nonprofit Organizations and Virginia’s US Senate Productivity and Quality Award. She is a recognized expert in leadership effectiveness, organizational improvement, and transformation strategy. Marta is renowned for not only changing ideas about what it means to be a leader, but thriving in her own role as a leader in motion. She holds a PhD in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from Virginia Tech.