Lindsay Foresight & Stratagem


“Marsha’s been a coach, mentor and thought partner to me; a provocateur of all things customer-driven, brand-centric and purpose-laden. She notes trends 3-5 years in advance and crafts strategy to not only prepare but excel. Her capacity to challenge while inspiring is fuel for helping leaders to accelerate, grow and create new markets. Regardless of your role in the C-Suite, Marsha’s perspective will refresh and challenge you to discover success and define what’s next.”

President of American Family Insurance Group.

“I’ve had the great fortune of benefitting from Marsha’s Lindsay’s research, insight and wisdom on strategic projects seeking to grow multinational brands. She always delivers thought-provoking insights and recommendations.”

Former Director of Consumer Insights, Kraft

“Marsha’s Yoda to many, able to see future issues, growth and margin opportunities that others do not. She has a real talent for framing them clearly; brilliant advice for dealing with them.”

CEO of The MPetty Group; previously publisher of the Tampa Bay Times

“Marsha’s smart, funny, provocative, informative and fun…a world class speaker.“

Editor of Adobe

“The transformative methods of Lindsay Foresight & Stratagem helped us hone our vision while becoming more efficient and effective in the strat planning process.”

President, Northcentral Technical College

“Marsha took our Executive Team through her latest research findings. The experience was powerful, her insights remarkable. She has an uncanny ability to distill complex, interrelated issues into actionable advice and strategies. The information was so well received we had her return for a second engagement. Her ability to connect with a broad variety of leadership styles is unmatched.”

VP of Marketing, Communications & Community Affairs, Alliant Energy

“At the heart of Marsha Lindsay is a ferocious curiosity matched only by the sheer exuberance with which she shares something new. She spends half her time looking for new and better ways for businesses and people to reach their full potential. She takes joy in the research, the reading and the hard work to create groundbreaking insights and strategies. She spends the other half of her time teaching – no, compelling – us to use those insights and strategies to create more than we could have ever expected.”

Global CMO of Kohler Company

“Marsha is a magician in leading organizations through the critical strategic planning and identification of true purpose. She’s an inspiration, offering consulting advice on large-scale as well as early-stage companies I have led, and as a praised lecturer in the MBA class I teach at the University of Wisconsin Business School. She understands how to deliver meaningful plans and actions that offer long-term brand adoption and growth. She is also delightfully entertaining and delivers memorable workshops that engender deep thinking!”

Board of Directors American Heart Association

“Marsha is a unique blend of captivating speaking abilities, hands-on management and marketing experience, and the foresight to see where companies and organizations should go before they even recognize it themselves. Her keynote at our annual conference left people spellbound, but ready to act on her advice!”

President of Wisconsin Technology Council

“She’s a marketing savant. Any organization looking to understand the true essence of its brands and to develop sound strategic plans for communicating that essence would be wise to contact Marsha.”

Global Marketing Communications Director, Molecular Imaging at GE HealthCare

“She’s part strategist, part futurist, part educator and the consummate dot connecter of trends, ideas, concepts and people.“

Former business partner

“Marsha’s competence in branding, consumer psych and habit are extraordinary. I highly recommend any executive looking for an expert in branding or for guidance on the future of your products or company's purpose - to reach out and consider engaging Marsha.“

CEO Destination Madison

“Marsha provided exceptional leadership in helping to design our shareholder and board retreat. She provided a unique, insightful and highly engaging approach on how we can future-proof our firm based on emerging marketplace dynamics. I recommend her because of the impact she will make on your firm.”

President of M3 Insurance (among 25 largest independently owned in U.S.)

“Marsha did a full-day workshop on critical thinking and strategic planning with our leadership team. The way we see the marketplace and how we think and plan to meet the future will never be the same. Her approach is straightforward, detailed. She renewed our confidence to truly plan strategically. Team members said it was the best workshop they’d ever attended. If you’re looking to strategically plan to shape your company’s future, I highly recommend Marsha!”

CEO of Riley Construction with over 300 employees and annual construction volumes over $500,000.000