Marissa Afton

Marissa Afton

Client Solutions Director, Potential Project

Why is Marissa speaking at WorkHuman?

We have entered the Attention Economy. How can employees remain mentally on-task? By practicing focus and clarity. At WorkHuman, Marissa is co-leading a hands-on mindfulness training to equip attendees to face the pressures of a complex and fast-paced work environment.

About Marissa:

Marissa Afton is an executive coach, seasoned change management professional, and corporate consultant who supports Fortune 500 companies by developing and delivering customized, evidence-based cultural change solutions within diverse organizational environments. Marissa has led initiatives at multinational organizations spanning four continents, working with executive leaders, teams, and individual contributors across the sectors of finance, IT, professional services, higher education, hospitality, law, oil and gas, healthcare, and many others.

A sought-after speaker and regular contributor to industry publications, Marissa speaks at leading HR and leadership conferences about the impact of mind training on high-performance cultures. A mindfulness practitioner for more than 25 years, Marissa brings experience in executive leadership training, mindfulness in the workplace, workshop facilitation, education, human capital and performance coaching, and consultation to her role as client solutions director at Potential Project.

A specialist in organizational excellence and workplace well-being, Marissa is passionate about helping people realize their full potential at work through improved focus, clarity, and attention. Her clients include Accenture, Aetna, Cisco, Kaiser Permanente, Kohler, KPMG, Latham & Watkins, Marriott, Moss Adams, LVMH, and Pfizer, to name a few.

Mindfulness and Compassion: Core Business Strategies for 21st-Century Leaders
Jacqueline Carter, International Partner and Director, Potential Project
Marissa Afton, Client Solutions Director, Potential Project

What would it mean for your leadership if you were able to face the pressures of today’s work realities with more focus, clarity, and care? Would it make you a better leader? Would it help you achieve better results? In this session, Jacqueline Carter and Marissa Afton will share insights from interviews with global C-suite […]

Navigating Employee Emotions at Work
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