Marsha has extensive experience as a human resources executive in US and international businesses. She is a co-founder of Lapis Group, Inc., a human resources management consulting firm whose clients include a number of life sciences companies (www.lapisgroupinc.com). Before starting the consulting practice, Marsha led HR for Gilead Sciences for eight years. During her tenure there, she introduced a full scope of HR programs company-wide and directed HR aspects of several merger/acquisition and divestiture activities. Before joining Gilead, she was an independent HR consultant working with a variety of companies on organizational development, compensation and employee communications initiatives. Marsha previously held senior HR positions at Bank of America, including leading the HR functions for Asia and Latin America, overseeing compensation for the entire US, and managing executive compensation and executive staffing world-wide. Marsha currently heads up BoardMatch Marin, a pro bono recruiting and placement service for Marin nonprofit boards.