Laura Moorehead, ICL Director of Training and Senior Consultant
Laura Moorehead partners with clients to create sustainable change through collaborative processes, working with diverse stakeholder groups in organizations, communities, and across sectors. She has accomplished this in large and small entities, as an independent and an in-house consultant, in theU.S.and internationally.
As training director at the Institute for Civic Leadership (ICL), Laura manages and facilitates the signature 14-day ICL Leadership Intensive, working with a cadre of faculty to provide a transformative experience for leaders interested in stepping up to greater civic involvement. Laura is lead faculty for the Hanley Health Leadership Development program, with a strong focus on change leadership for health and health care leaders across Maine. She is also lead faculty for ICL’s newest training, the Young Emerging Leaders program, dedicated to placing young, trained leaders on nonprofit boards in the Greater Portland region.
As an ICL consultant, Laura works with organizations in all sectors. As with every aspect of the Institute, the initiatives and consulting services focus on strengthening the civic fabric of the region through consultations with leaders and teams and other strategic initiatives such as strategic planning, collaborative process design and convening stakeholders.
Laura’s work has focused on successful results in complex environments. For fifteen years, she managed an organization consulting practice with clients in non-profit organizations, academic institutions, corporations, and research centers.
Before founding her consulting practice, Laura was an in-house organization consultant and director of diversity strategy at Lotus Development Corporation. Prior to that time, she administered the W.I.C. Program at the state and county levels, working with public health departments, Indian Health Service clinics, and migrant health clinics in Ohio and Washington State. She also served in the Peace Corps in Guatemala teaching teachers and community members about community gardens and nutrition, thus contributing to healthier, more cohesive communities.
Laura serves on the board of Coastal Studies for Girls, the first science and leadership semester school for 10th grade girls in the country. She holds a Masters degree in Organization Development fromAmericanUniversity.
Laura can be reached at (207) 773-3254 (ext.104) and firstname.lastname@example.org.