Marie Spark has more than 15 years of project and quality management experience within technology, banking, and the nonprofit sector. She originally discovered teaching at Bank of America as a Six Sigma Black Belt coach. After leaving BofA in 2012, Marie chose to apply her skills and experience to teaching project management as a career. She started at Golden Gate University as an adjunct instructor in 2015. Other teaching experience includes UC Irvine Extension, UC Berkeley Extension and ITT-Technical Institute, as well as boot camps for passing the Project Management Professional (PMP) exam. Marie has been very involved in the PMI (Project Management Institute) San Francisco chapter, and has served in key board and operations leadership roles.