Marshall Pierite is the founder and owner of the Pierite Group, LLC, a Louisiana-based company which provides business advisory services. A native Louisianan, Marshall began his career by serving in the United States Marine Corps with a military occupational specialty in administration. Following his military service, he worked for the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana as a medical clerk. After receiving progressive promotions within the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana’s Health Department, he was promoted to Director of the Tunica-Biloxi Social Services Department.
While serving in the Social Services Department, Marshall also became a member of the Tunica-Biloxi Tribal Council. For more than 20 years, he held several elected positions on the Council including Secretary-Treasurer, Vice Chairman, and Chairman of the Tribe. Over the course of his time on the Council, he worked on government operations, budgeting, infrastructure development, economic development, community development and tax policy development. Marshall became well versed in government operations throughout Indian Country, federal regulations, government to government negotiations, and relationship building between governmental organizations and private entities.
Concurrent to Marshall’s service in tribal government, he also excelled in several leadership positions in corporate governance. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of MobiLoans, a financial services corporation. Under Marshall’s leadership, MobiLoans grew from a small start-up company to a multi-million dollar national financial service institution. As Chief Executive Officer, he oversaw a multi-million dollar portfolio all while creating workforce development opportunities for the citizens of Louisiana. Due to his outstanding service, Marshall was named Chairman of the Board of Directors of MobiLoans, a position he currently holds.
Marshall has also served in key positions on a number of boards and committees with private, tribal, and non-profit organizations. He has served as chairman and co-chairman of the Board of Carcieri Task Force; Board Member of the United States Chamber of Commerce/NAEI; Board Member of the United South and Eastern Tribes; Board Member of the National Online Lending Alliance Board; Liaison Officer to Tunica-Biloxi Economic Development Corporation; Mentor to Tunica-Biloxi Youth Council and Committee Member of the United South and Eastern Tribes Social Services Program.
Pierite is an advocate for leading the initiative to help regulate tribal lending. It was through his leadership that the Tunica-Biloxi Tribal Lending Commission was formed.