Mark Elliott Biography


Mark Elliott - PowerStart OnboardingOnboarding Services, LLC, founder Mark Elliott has decades of experience in talent management consulting worldwide. He has worked with hundreds of companies in a broad range of industries on leadership assessment and development, executive recruitment and assimilation, succession, and organizational development.

Elliott’s practice currently focuses on executive coaching; he has used his insight and experience to successfully counsel more than 100 senior leaders. He is also the developer of PowerStart Onboarding, a proprietary onboarding process that provides coaching support and leadership development for newly placed leaders at all organizational levels. He has designed and implemented several leadership development courses.

Elliott’s insights on leadership have been featured in articles for national publications, and he has been a frequent speaker at numerous national conferences. He has served on a number of civic and for-profit boards.

Previously, Elliott was with TMP Worldwide, a broadly based talent management company whose businesses included Elliott held a senior executive position in the Executive Search Division, with responsibilities for offices worldwide. Prior to that, he was a partner with executive search firms Heidrick & Struggles and LAI Worldwide. His search practice focused on senior executives in financial services, manufacturing, and healthcare. And earlier, he was president of a subsidiary of international leadership development company DDI. Elliott began his career in human resources management with GE.

Elliott is a certified executive coach. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the Ohio State University and pursued graduate studies in organizational development at the University of Massachusetts.