Marilyn Ball
12Twelve Marketing
72 Lackey Lane
Asheville, NC 28804
Unpaid Non-Profit Work (years):
6
Consulting Experience (years):
6
Summary of your consulting practice and relevant experience:

Marilyn Ball, founder of 12Twelve Marketing, is a leading expert in developing solutions for business growth. Whether helping businesses improve their marketing success or supporting local organizations in building a collaborative culture based on openness, transparency and trust, she is the go-to person for generating better outcomes by working together with a team approach.

With 20+ years of marketing and communication experience, Marilyn helped formulate collaborative initiatives that stimulated economic development and created a sense of community throughout Western North Carolina.

By fostering a spirit of mutual cooperation and purpose, she has helped diverse groups establish more effective and focused strategies to achieve their individual and collective goals.

Marilyn’s nonprofit experience includes working with the Cherokee Preservation Foundation, the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area, WNC Nonprofit Pathways, OnTrack Financial and Mountain BizWorks.

She teaches the “How to Tell Your Story to Advance Your Cause” class for the Duke nonprofit program and for WNC Nonprofit Pathways.

Other training programs include, (but are not limited to):

The Magic of Collaboration,

How to Unleash Your Marketing Capacity

Media Training

Marilyn has an instinct for bringing a range of people and resources together, and can help provide direction and strategies to enable growth and success for nonprofit organizations.


References

Communications/Marketing

OnTrack Financial Education & Counseling
Communications/Marketing
Celeste Collins
Executive Director
828-255-5166 x123

Organizational Development/Change

Mountain BizWorks
Organizational Development/Change
Patrick Fitzsimmons
Executive Director
828-253-2834 x12

Organizational Management

Training

Western Women’s Business Center at The Support Center
Training
Sharon Oxendine
Director
828-633-5065 x201
Taproot Consulting
Training
Beth Trigg
Owner
828-776-1973