C-Suite Advisory Services and SHRM-Certified Enterprise Leadership Development Programs leveraging Marc Koehler’s 35+ years as a Nuclear Submarine Officer and Turnaround CEO.

C-Suite Advisory Services

For more than 20 years, Marc Koehler has been advising C-Suite Leaders on strategy, productivity, retention, and leadership. Marc is a trusted source for business owners and leaders of every industry, in companies large and small.

SHRM-Certified Leadership Programs

When you develop leaders at every level of your company with the SHRM-Certified Fast Attack Leadership framework Marc Koehler learned on nuclear submarines and tailored for land, transformation happens in every corner of your business.

Strategic Planning

With the experience of turning around countless companies bringing them back from the brink, you can be sure Marc Koehler’s approach to strategic planning will produce longevity, stability, and confidence for your organization, giving you peace of mind.

Exit/Succession Planning

Having completed CEPA certification and the experience of assisting founders successful plan and transition their company to the next generation of leadership, Marc Koehler comes alongside business owners with empathy, vision, and strategy.


Marc Koehler is a rare blend of expertise, engagement, and 35 years of battle-tested, proven experience in Elite Leadership. He evangelizes that what the world needs is not more management systems – it needs more leadership. Marc’s experience in both the nuclear submariner service, including receiving two Battle E’s over the course of his career, as well as the business world has led him to become one of the foremost experts on Elite Leadership – a needed, relevant, and achievable approach to leadership for this new, disruptive world.

His leadership development and research firm, Lead With Purpose, has developed over 51,000 leaders through the company’s SHRM-accredited organizational leadership consulting, coaching, courses, and simple systems.

Residing in Oceanside, California, Marc is married to his wife Heidi of 28 years and Dad to their three grown daughters, Anja, Liesel, and Sophie.

Cloud-Based Lead With Purpose Platform

The Lead With Purpose platform takes what has been complicated in leadership frameworks of the past and simplifies it down to what your team actually needs: connection, meaningful messages, relationships, and to know how what they do connects to making a difference in the world.

The simple, user-friendly web platform and mobile app for iOS and Android have been designed in such a way to clear out noise and confusion so your team has clarity and confidence.

Ready to get aligned, engaged, strategic, and develop leaders at every level?

Reach out or schedule a free consultation call with Marc to get started.

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