Margie joined the Nonprofit Executive Leadership Institute (NELI) as Director in 2009. She brings extensive experience in leadership education, program development, and program evaluation to her role. As Director, Margie is the lead designer of the curriculum of the Executive Leadership Certificate program. She created the Ascending Leadership Certificate program in 2011 and developed NELI’s fee-for-service consulting practice in 2012.
Prior to her position at Bryn Mawr College, for 11 years, Margie was the principal consultant in Creative Management Strategies, Inc., a firm which specializes in community planning and building the capacity of nonprofit organizations. She has a strong track record of effectively working with executives in public systems and nonprofit agencies and with community leaders to build coalitions focused on community change. Margie earned her doctoral degree in organizational development from Temple University in Philadelphia.