Marvell C. Allen, MA, CLTMC
Leadership and Talent Management, Program Facilitation
Marvell C. Allen is Owner and Principal of Millennium Career Advantage, LLC (MCA), a professional consulting and coaching practice. She started MCA in 2010 and has over 25 years of experience developing and managing strategic training, leadership development, and coaching initiatives. She’s an expert at delivering executive, management, and staff development programs that support organizational objectives. Moreover, she has a solid track record as a training leader for dynamic organizations to resolve complex business issues. Marvell is known as a key strategic partner for senior executives and cross-functional teams to help achieve business imperatives.
Marvell has worked for such companies as Marriott, SanDisk, Lee Hecht Harrison, and the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. She is an excellent role model, business consultant, and mentor to internal management and staff stakeholders. In addition, she is a sought after coach for professional women and people of color. She works to expand their leadership options in the corporate, academic, and not-for-profit arenas.
Marvell’s academic credentials include a BA degree from UC Berkeley, a MA in International Business (Asia) from Dominican University of California, and coaching certifications in CliftonStrengths by Gallup, Leadership/Talent Management, and Career Management Coaching.
Duncan Brand, MBA, MA
Leadership Development, Program Design, and Facilitation
Duncan Brand is a Senior Leadership and Talent Consultant with Millennium Career Advantage, LLC. His career has centered on the development of leaders, managers and employees in Senior Director roles for companies such as Cisco Systems, Aerojet Rocketdyne, Hewlett-Packard, Safeway, California ISO and the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. He has a successful record of facilitating performance improvement through talent development initiatives and driving leadership and management projects for companies with budgets up to $10M. Duncan is a prolific coach and trainer; he’s coached over 2,500 employees in career development and trained over 5,000 managers and leaders.
A visionary in creating and driving culture change, Duncan brings first-class executive coaching skills, with the ability to lead and influence teams and executives to C-Level, in various industries. Expertise includes designing and facilitating Talent Assessments, Executive Succession Management strategies, and Development/Selection consulting.
Duncan graduated with his Masters Degree in Organizational Leadership from Gonzaga University, holds an MBA from Golden Gate University, and a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems from California State University, Sacramento.
Carolyn Boone Duncan
Senior Facilitator And Leadership Consultant
Carolyn is a Training and Organizational Development Professional with extensive, dynamic, hands on experience, strong assessment and platform skills and a successful training and facilitation background. She has worked for an International Hospitality Company, owned her own business and facilitated in financial, retail, education, manufacturing, hospitality, technology and city government, among others.
She held the position of Regional Director of Training and Development for HOST Marriott Airport Operations and in that role oversaw all training, for hourly and Executive positions for sixteen Western State Airports including San Francisco International Airport. She has also worked as a Coach for a leading Transition Mobility company and worked with Executives one on one to help improve their marketability and Leadership abilities. Carolyn holds a Master of Science in Human Resources from Golden Gate University, a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Behavior from the University of San Francisco and an Associate Degree from Santa Monica College.
- Certified MBTI, DISC, Change Management, TKI (Conflict Management), Firo-B, Influence and Community Conflict Coach
- Developed and delivered Leadership and Supervisory Development Courses for over 2000+ participants
- Coached over 1000 professionals in Job Marketability and Leadership techniques
- Designed, developed and facilitated over 3000+ training sessions for all levels of professionals including Delegation, Emotional Intelligence, Communication skills, DISC, 360 Evaluations and Interpretation, Presentation Skills and Conflict Resolution among others.
- Strong background in planning, developing and conducting both large and small Teambuilding and Strategic Planning Retreats, including large scale Training and Learning events in the San Francisco Bay Area.
- Extensive Airport Operations training background.
- Strong facilitation skills in both Web based training and in person facilitation.