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
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.