Leo Marshall

Former Director of Admission and Financial Aid

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Leo Marshall

The Webb Schools (Claremont, CA)

Leo served in independent education for 40 years during which time he worked at day and boarding schools – all-boys, all-girls, and co-educational schools as a teacher, director of college guidance, head coach for wrestling, cross country, and track; director of admission; vice-president for advancement, assistant headmaster, and president/CEO. He has served on the board of directors of the Hawaii Association of Independent Schools (HAIS), and is the former chairman for the Western Boarding Schools Association (WBSA) and former faculty member for the Secondary School Admission Test Board (SSATB) Admission Training Institute; was the co-chair of that organization’s Admission Leadership Council; and a member of the advisory council for the Erdmann Institute for Enrollment Leadership.

The former director of admission and financial aid for The Webb Schools, Claremont, CA, Leo is currently the Senior Executive Advisor to Beijing Kentrexs Enterprises, Leo holds two degrees in education from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA and completed his advanced studies in education at Seattle University specializing in leadership theory and has a certificate in Leadership from The Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management’s Executive Management program.

Leo is also the 2006 recipient of SSATB’s Everett E. Gourley Award given annually to an educator whose “interest in students and concern for colleagues is an inspiration to those who serve in admission” and the Western Boarding Schools’ Association 2010 (WBSA) Hilton Award for outstanding leadership and service in admissions.

Mr. Marshall is a regular speaker at national and regional conferences focusing on issues in domestic and international admissions, financial aid, school leadership, and marketing.