Lieutenant Colonel Marci D. Toler, US Army (Retired) served over 30 years, with several mobilizations and combat deployments, culminating in assignments as Battalion Commander (2008-2009) at Joint Base Balad, Iraq with over 1,600 Sailors, Soldiers and Contractors assigned, as well as serving as Deputy Commander to Task Force DeRop (2010-2011) covering most of US Central Command's Area of Responsibility. She holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) in Change Management from the University of Phoenix, a Masters of Strategic Studies (MSS) from the United States Army War College and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Econometrics from Colorado State University.
While simultaneously serving in the US Army Reserves, Marci led privately held organizations ranging from Money Management, Agriculture and Geotechnical Engineering firms, always focusing on people, financial management and process improvements. She continued to utilize these skills inside the Department of Defense, as a United States Government Servant, until her retirement from active service. She is a Certified Process Improvement expert, trainer and leader.
Marci is a leader in developing the heart of leaders through the application of Heart-Centered Leadership principals while using proven practices to assess and re-design processes for efficiency and effectiveness.