The NTIRE Team comprises core consultants/trainers and a national network of affiliated personnel that assist with projects on an as-needed basis.

Bryant T. Marks, Ph.D.

Founder &

Chief Equity Officer

Social Psychologist

John Weaver, MBA

Chief Information Officer

Paulette Weems

Office Manager

Candace Doss

Exec. Asst to Bryant Marks

Ciara Corrigan
Project Manager 

Laura Morgan Roberts, Ph.D.

Senior Consultant & Trainer
Organizational Psychologist

Kimberly V. Marks, Ed. D

Director of Operations &

Senior Trainer 

Counseling Psychologist

Antione D. Smith, Ph.D

Senior Consultant & Trainer

Personality Psychologist & Certified

Human Resources Professional

Alduan Tartt, Ph.D.

Senior Consultant & Trainer

Clinical Psychologist

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                                                         (Full bios and headshots of all staff coming soon!) 

   Dr. Bryant T. Marks, Sr. is a minister, researcher, trainer, and award-winning educator. His calling/passion/purpose is to develop the knowledge, wisdom, and skills of others that will allow them to reach their full potential and live their lives with purpose and passion. He is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Morehouse College, Founding Director and Principal Trainer with the National Training Institute on Race & Equity. Dr. Marks served as a Commissioner with the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans and the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities with the Obama Administration. He was also a contributor to the White House’s My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Task Force and serves on the MBK Task Force for Fulton (Atlanta) County, GA. Dr. Marks was a contributor/trainer with the Obama Administration’s My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) and 21st Century Policing programs.

     As a diversity and implicit bias expert, Dr. Marks has provided implicit bias training to over 2,000 Police Chiefs and executives via a series of briefings at the White House in 2016, and several thousand patrol officers in local police departments including the entire Los Angeles Police Department. He has also provided training related to diversity and implicit bias to individuals in education (K-12 and higher education), philanthropy, non-profits, local and federal government, and several other sectors. He serves on several national boards and is a highly sought after speaker and trainer.  

     Dr. Marks holds a B.A. in psychology and a minor in economics from Morehouse College, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of Michigan. He was an Assistant Professor of psychology and African American Studies at the University of Illinois-Chicago prior to returning to Morehouse. Dr. Marks conducts research and professional development in the areas of diversity and implicit bias, Black male psychology and development, the academic achievement of minority college students, innovations in STEM education, and personal passion and productivity. Dr. Marks is married to Kimberly Marks and father to Kim, Zion-Trinity, and Bryant II.


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