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CEO, Weston Consulting LLC

Marla J Weston, PhD, RN, FAAN

Marla J Weston


Marla J. Weston is an accomplished healthcare executive in both for-profit, non-profit, and government roles with nearly 30 years of experience. Weston recently served as CEO of the American Nurses Association (ANA) Enterprise where her leadership in enterprise integration, digital transformation, innovation, and creation of a positive work culture transformed ANA into one of the fastest-growing national associations and resulted in a 40 percent growth in revenues.

With her track record of leading complex change, excellent public speaking and meeting facilitation skills, Weston has subsequently been invited to speak, facilitate, coach, and consult with healthcare leaders, start-up healthcare companies, association boards, and multi-stakeholder groups. She has provided expertise and guidance in leadership and business development, strategic planning, organizational transformation, and preparing for the future transformations in healthcare.

Her strength is in assisting leaders to discover and integrate their and their organization’s strengths with best practices to achieve optimal results. Her unique ability is to inspire bold, strategic visioning coupled with skilled operational execution which leads to rapid and transformative growth and innovation. She was selected by Modern Healthcare as one of the Top 25 Women in Healthcare in 2017 due to her leadership skills, contributions, and mentorship.

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