Marc Simms, Managing Partner and Founder of RPM earned his Bachelors Degree in Management Science with a minor in psychology from Kean University in New Jersey.
He has earned accreditation as a Certified Professional in the following sciences: Behaviors (DISC), Motivators, Acumen, and DNA. In 2012 he earned accreditation as a Certified Professional Growth Strategist for Business.
Prior to founding RPM, he worked as a sales manager for Source Services, now known as K-Force, and UHY Advisors, a nationally recognized Accounting and Consulting Firm. As Sr. Manager in the Business Consulting Group, he provided recruiting and interview practices, coaching and training in management, and sales process improvement for the firm and their clients.
He has served on several boards of directors including the Manatee Chamber of Commerce, Florida Swimming Pool Association, Manatee Glens Behavioral Health, and the Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance. The LWRBA was an upstart business association founded in 2005 in which he served as a board member for six years. During that time he served as Programing Chair, developed the Education Committee and served as Chairman of the Board in 2010, and was their first Ex-Officio in 2014.