Margie Blanchard

Founder and Board President

Margie Blanchard serves as the President and Board Chair of Blanchard Institute. She has built a dedicated team of individuals who believe that the world needs capable, empathetic young people who lead fulfilling and successful lives.

Dr. Blanchard has earned a reputation worldwide as a compelling motivational speaker, an accomplished management consultant and trainer, a best-selling author and an entrepreneur. She was the co-recipient with her husband, Dr. Kenneth Blanchard, of the Entrepreneur of the Year award from Cornell University.

Dr Blanchard is also the cofounder of The Ken Blanchard Companies, she works diligently with Ken Blanchard, developing their company into one of the premier management consulting and training companies in the world. Dr. Blanchard served as president of the company from 1987–1997, leading its rapid growth and success.

Coauthor of The One Minute Manager Balances Work and Life and Working Well: Managing for Health and High Performance, and Leading at a Higher Level, Dr. Blanchard is well-versed in a variety of topics and often speaks on leadership, balance, managing change, aging parents, and life planning.