Mark Isabella

Mark Isabella is owner of Isabella & Associates, a private company that offers training, coaching, and consulting services to individuals, teams, and organizations.


Mark has helped clients facilitate change, enhance relationships, and improve performance for nearly 30 years.  His career has exposed him to a wide variety of settings and roles.  He has served as a trainer, coach, mentor, and advisor to executives, managers, and frontline performers in work sectors and occupational groups that include health care, manufacturing, law enforcement, technology, education, finance, engineering, and hospitality.  His private clients have included West Virginia University, Marshall Health, Toyota Motor Manufacturing, the City of Huntington, WVU Medicine, Kraton Polymers, and the U.S. Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement.


Mark has also worked as a public servant for 38 years, currently serving as Manager of Innovation and Change with the WV Division of Personnel. In this capacity, he manages DOP’s change consulting services and offers workshops on conflict management, change leadership, coaching, organizational politics, and collaboration.


He contributed to the 2011 Pfeiffer Annual and 101 More Ways to Make Training Active, as well as to The ATD Trainer’s Toolkit, a mobile app produced by the Association for Talent Development. Mark’s collaboration with training legend Thiagi produced Let’s Deal with Conflict, as well as a number of other tools that help trainers design engaging and interactive training.


The International Society for Performance Improvement has designated Mark as a Certified Performance Technologist, a title granted to those who demonstrate worthy performance and competence in improving individual, team, and organizational performance.  He is also a Certified Habit Coach.   


He earned his Master of Arts degree in Communication Studies from Marshall University. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication/Management and an Associate of Arts degree in Radio/Television from Fairmont State College.


Mark’s background includes experience as a radio announcer, speechwriter, and public information officer. He also served as an adjunct faculty member for Wheeling Jesuit University.


Isabella & Associates

P.O. Box 586

Charleston, WV  25322

Phone: 304.553.5410



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