The newly appointed Senior Executive to the Ivy Bridge Group, Leo Marshall has been in U.S. independent education for 40 years during which time he served at day and boarding schools - all-boys, all-girls, and co-educational schools as a teacher, Director of College Guidance, Director of Admission; Vice-President for Advancement, Assistant Headmaster, and President/CEO. A former college athlete, he is an award winning coach for track and field.
During his career, Mr. Marshall served on the Board of Directors of the Hawaii Association of Independent Schools (HAIS); Chairman for the Western Boarding Schools Association (WBSA) and Chairman for the Admission Leadership Council for the Secondary Schools Admission Board (SSATB)
The former Director of Admission and Financial Aid at The Webb Schools in Claremont, CA. Mr. Marshall holds two degrees in education from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA and completed his advanced studies in education at Seattle University specializing in leadership theory and has a certificate in Leadership from The Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management’s Executive Management program.
The 2006 recipient of SSATB’s Everett E. Gourley Award given annually to an educator whose “interest in students and concern for colleagues is an inspiration to those who serve in admission”, In the U.S. and overseas, Leo is a regular speaker and presenter on admission marketing strategies, enrollment management, international student recruitment, financial aid, and secondary school leadership issues at U.S. national and regional conferences for independent school educators. He is a recognized authority of international student admissions with a particular emphasis on China and Hong Kong.