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Mary McGuinness

Mary McGuinness is an adjunct professor of Public Service and teaches nonprofit management and leadership.  As past director of workplace learning and performance at DePaul University, she designed and implemented initiatives to improve performance management, leadership, and employee relations.  Prior to that she directed the School of Public Service’s Hay Leadership Project, where she co-developed an intensive values-based leadership certificate program that strengthened leadership from “the inside-out,” and served as an organization development consultant to mission-driven organizations.  

Currently she consults to NGO’s, nonprofits, and small business in the areas of strategic planning, talent development, and leadership development.  She also serves on the faculty of the Oak Park River Forest Community Foundation Leadership Lab where she teaches servant leadership, and coaches community leaders in design thinking and leadership.




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