Author, speaker,
leadership coach & ethics educator

Peter DeMarco is an author, speaker, leadership coach, strategy advisor and ethics educator known for helping leaders and their teams to recognize, learn, practice and keep sound priorities through the Priority Thinking® model.


Peter is an experienced public speaker who utilizes innovative approaches and topics to connect with audiences ranging from c-suite executives to M.B.A. candidates. His interactive and engaging presentation style is well-suited for keynotes, workshops, and classroom instruction.


Published in anthologies and by national media outlets, Peter's leadership columns and articles cover a variety of topics from current issues to the philosophical foundation of leadership and ethics. Peter is also the author of two forthcoming books: The Good Will Leader and Priority Thinking.


As a coach and educator, Peter teaches clients to achieve professional competence and moral excellence by harnessing the power of sound priorities. To this end, he founded the Institute 4 Priority Thinking and EthicsPoll™ to provide comprehensive development resources and toolkits.



July 20, 2022

Four (4) ways to practice real leadership humility

This week begins Passover when the Jewish people celebrate freedom from Egyptian slavery, and Holy Week when Christian prepare for Easter to commemorate the suffering, death […]
July 20, 2022

A daily prayer for every leader

In these challenging times of rage, riots and rebellion, consider making West Point’s Cadet Prayer a part of your daily leadership reflection and routine to help […]
October 16, 2018

Race Relations and what it means to be an American

Albert Murray (1916-2013), a literary critic of American life and jazz music, believed that our American identity is defined best not by color but by culture.

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