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Marquita M. Qualls, PhD, also known as 'Dr. Q', has over 20 years of leadership experience in consulting, coaching, and motivating people who want to produce order out of their chaos. Though a scientist by training, she commands a masterful understanding of the interpersonal skills needed to thrives in today’s fast-paced and competitive business environment. Her technical side drives an ability to gather perspectives and analyze feedback, while at the same time connecting with clients and guiding them towards achieving results. This has enabled her to function and make seamless transitions between the scientific and non-technical worlds.


Clients include professionals and organizations from government, academic, corporate, and nonprofit sectors

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Marquita Qualls is an energetic, young, dynamic leader… She is smart, easy to get along with, and most importantly, is–and is perceived to be–a leader.

Past PresidentAmerican Chemical Society

Who We Serve


Identifying and addressing specific areas of development required for enhanced career navigation


Equipping students and faculty with resources to facilitate the transition from academia to the workforce


Leveraging talent for alignment with strategic people development and staffing initiatives

How We Deliver


Coaching is the most effective method to achieve maximum success. Individual and group coaching packages are available. The sessions are customized based upon the specific needs identified in an initial consultation. Coaching sessions are conducted in person, by phone or via videoconferencing.

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From initiating strategic programs to designing processes for continuous improvement, Entropia is equipped to plan, organize and manage resources to deliver successful completion of defined projects

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EPIIC Leadership Development

Entropia custom designs a robust leadership programs based on 5 EPIIC competencies that are aligned with the organization's overall strategy and mission. Whether you are Leading Self, Leading a Team or Leading an Organization, investing in leadership development is essential to ensuring that you remain relevant and competitive in a rapidly changing marketplace

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Workshops and Trainings

The workshops are catered to your specific needs. You can select a single topic or a combination of key competencies. The format ranges from one hour seminar to multiple day workshops. Handouts or other material may also be provided to illustrate or reinforce key concepts.

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Lunchtime Learning Webinars

Join us on the 3rd Wednesday each month from 12:30-1pm EDT for a complimentary professional development webniar.