Marjorie Clifton is principal of Clifton Consulting LLC and has over 16 years of marketing, communications and public affairs experience. Marjorie began her career working in the technology field developing some of the first social media tools and digital imaging products for women, she later went on to become a product manager and spokesperson for Kodak and Sony. Since 2003, she has been a consultant for corporations, non-profits, political campaigns and foundations advising them on their strategic communications, branding and strategies that leverage women’s leadership worldwide. As part of this work she also builds and leads leadership and communications trainings across the country and internationally.
Marjorie has worked with a range of clients including C-level executives of Fortune 100 companies, Members of Congress, presidential campaigns, political pundits, faith leaders and advocates. Her clients have included the US Department of State, the Federal Reserve, the US Department of Energy, Booz Allen Hamilton, Verizon, General Motors, Ebay, Boeing, Pfizer, the American Red Cross, the American Medical Association and the Nature Conservancy.
Marjorie is co-founder of Community in Her Corner, a non-profit focused on professional development and local community building for female entrepreneurs. She is also a published author, speaker and media commentator. Marjorie is a board member of American University’s Women in Politics Institute WeLEAD program and she is co-founder of the Next Step Program for Running Start.
Marjorie received her bachelor’s degree in Communications and Spanish from the University of Texas, where she is currently a fellow for the Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Participation. She has her master’s in acting and corporate theater from Drama Studio London. Marjorie currently lives in Washington, DC.