Faculty: Marion Moreno

Marion Moreno, Ed.D

Adjunct Professor
San Francisco, Online

Marion is a Senior Talent Management Professional with depth of experience in global executive leadership and organization development in Fortune 500 companies including financial services, retail, insurance and energy. Her most recent corporate work experience included leading a nationally recognized executive education program in partnership with Stanford University for the Directors level in a utility company.

Marion received a Doctorate Degree in Organization and Leadership from the University of San Francisco. She holds an MA Degree in Human Behavior and a BA Degree in Political Science. In addition, Marion is a contributor to a recently published book Collaboration and Peak Performance - A Multidisciplinary Perspective for Emerging Leaders, and has contributed an ethical case study to a forthcoming book entitled Ethical Decision Making: Case Studies in Organizational and Leadership.

Marion is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of San Francisco in the School of Education and California College of the Arts in their Design MBA program.


MBA 300
Management and Leadership


  • Ethical Decision-Making and Leadership
  • Executive, Leadership, and Organizational Development
  • Executive Coaching
  • Global Team Effectiveness
  • Talent Management


  • EdD (Leadership Studies), University of San Francisco
  • MA (Organizational Behavior), National University
  • BA (Political Science), University of Arizona


  • Adjunct Professor, Golden Gate University, San Francisco, 2018 - Present
  • California College of the Arts, Design MBA program Leadership Studies, 2012 - Present
  • University of San Francisco, School of Education, Organization and Leadership Program, Leadership, Management, and Team Effectiveness Studies, 2013 - Present
  • University of San Francisco, School of Business, Executive Education Program, Global Team Effectiveness, 2014 - Present
  • Senior Manager, Leadership and Employee Development, Pacific Gas & Electric Company, 2012 - 2017
  • Senior Business Leader, Talent Planning, Global Talent Management, Visa Inc, 2003- 2011
  • Senior Director, Organization, Executive, and Leadership Education, Charles Schwab & Co. Inc., 1992- 2003


  • Moreno, M.C. (2011). Ethical Dilemmas: Pressures on Leaders to Walk the Talk, Dissertation, University of San Francisco, 2011, San Francisco.
  • Moreno, M.C., Moreno, T.L. (2013). Multi-Generational Collaboration in the Workplace. In P. Mitchell & S. Ramirez (Eds.) Collaboration and Peak Performance. A Multidisciplinary Perspective for Emerging Leaders. Fremont, CA: Robertson Publishing
  • Moreno, M.C. What’s the harm – to share or not to share? In P. Mitchell & S. Ramirez (Eds.) Ethical Decision-Making: Cases in Organization and Leadership.(forthcoming book) Gorham, MA: Myers Publishing