Marion has been retained by dozens of educational bodies (i.e., University of Florida, Texas A & M University, Neeley School of Business @ Texas Christian University, etc.), private businesses (i.e., DuPont, Dell, Shell Oil, Avon, etc.) as well as business organizations, (i.e., U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, European Automotive Fellowship, North American Cardiologists Association, etc.). As a practitioner, her work as a consultant, workshop leader, or key note speaker bring a perspective of someone who has lived her audience’s challenges. Orating messages like “we can use adversity to get ahead” her audiences are transported through a motivational experience, ready to launch new works. She weaves her personal story, which has been profiled in USA Today, Washington Post, Readers Digest, Good Morning America, Oprah and countless other media outlets into relevant topics for each audience. Her speeches have brought laughter, tears and inspiration to hundreds of audiences.