Kristina Marshall Elected First Female President of Entrepreneurs’ Organization Detroit

, Posted on Jun 17

Marshall becomes first female president in chapter history

 SOUTHFIELD, Mich., June 17, 2014 — Southfield, Mich.-based Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) Detroit, a chapter of the global community that enriches members’ lives through direct peer-to-peer learning, connections to experts and once-in-a-lifetime experiences, announced today that Warren-based Winning Futures’ President and CEO Kristina Marshall has been elected chapter president.

As the first female president of EO Detroit, Marshall is serving a 1-year term during which she is responsible for leading a 12-member board and ensuring the success and sustainability of EO Detroit. The Detroit chapter now has 129 members, generates over $1.4 billion in sales and employs more than 7,500 employees.

Graduating from EO’s Accelerator Program in 2009 and having served on the EO board since 2012, Marshall is the president and CEO of Winning Futures. Named Crain’s Detroit best managed nonprofit for 2013, Winning Futures is a nonprofit organization that empowers youth to succeed through mentoring and strategic planning.

A graduate from Michigan Technological University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration and marketing and earning a Masters in Arts in Education, Marshall is the first graduate of EO Accelerator in the world to become a chapter president. Marshall is also the immediate past chair of Mentor Michigan, the state’s mentoring support agency.

Established in 1987 as a catalyst for entrepreneurs to learn and grow from each other, EO is a dynamic, global network of more than 8,500 business owners in 40 countries. Together, these entrepreneurs account for $160 billion in sales and oversee 1.7 million employees.

To download a headshot of Marshall, click image below.

Kris Headshot 2013

The Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) is a global community that enriches members’ lives through direct peer-to-peer learning, connections to experts and once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Founded in 1995, EO’s Detroit Chapter represents 129 members’ businesses that have more than 7,500 employees and account for more than $1.4 billion in annual sales. For more information on membership, visit www.eonetwork.org.

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