The International Transparency Center
curricula are taught by the Instructor Team from The Marx Group LLC. The instructors are
seasoned international development executives averaging 40 years experience and with strong records of
achievement. The Instructor Team has operated in more than 30 countries. The Team just completed 3-1/2 years
assisting the Afghanistan Ministry of Mines and Petroleum public tender nine major hydrocarbons and mineral
contracts without a single credible claim of corruption (despite Transparency International's ranking
Afghanistan as one of the three most corrupt nations in the world) -- a testament to the power of
integrating transparency, fairness and accountability into Ministry's public tender
Donald Marx, a
professional engineer, is the founder and managing partner of The Marx Group LLC. He has more than 45 years
experience in government and business. He is the former founder and chief executive of several high-tech start-up
companies, and before that a successful executive in NYSE companies. As founder of FederalProposals.com,
a solution design company, he has assisted Fortune 100 and mid-size companies obtain more than $10 billion in U.S.
federal contracts. He has led the technical design of successful electronics products and holds five IT patents.
Mr. Marx has assisted international companies to enter new markets. He is a disciplined process engineering
professional with more that 25 years experience working with government agencies to improve acquisition. Mr. Marx
works in the field with clients. He is a former U.S. Air Force experimental test pilot. He is active in public
service having served as the president of the Rotary Club of Washington DC, 2010-2011, and as a founder of the
non-profit Kids Reading to Kids. In 2011 he served as the Chair, International Summit on Water in Developing
Joanne Satterfield, CPA, MBA,
CFE, CIA, is a managing partner of The Marx Group LLC. Ms. Satterfield has developed, implemented and managed global internal
audit and anti-fraud and anti-corruption programs in more than 30 countries, including compliance with the U.S.
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and standards such as the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, U.S. Securities
and Exchange Commission, and Sarbanes Oxley regulations. She is a leader in the development of global risk
assessment technologies and practices. Ms. Satterfield is a certified environmental auditor, certified
internal controls auditor and an expert in business process engineering. She has led global transparency
and controls initiatives at Deloitte and at multi-national energy companies. Ms. Satterfield is active in
public service in Rotary International and various charities.