Melinda Storey Weisberg, of the Hudson River Valley of NY, is president and founding partner of CG Consulting for the Common Good, whose mission is to "help cause-driven organizations embrace their power to impact lives." Melinda is also pleased to be an adjunct faculty member teaching board governance in a premier online Sports Philanthropy for the GWU School of Business. She is also an instructor for Organizational Behavior to upperclassman at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY.
In 2012, she resigned her long-time position as Assistant Executive Director, Public Policy and Organizational Development at Astor Services for Children and Families in the Hudson River Valley and Bronx sections of New York. During her tenure in this capacity she led development of the agency's strategic plan and was active in state and federal legislative advocacy for issues affecting the health care of children and families. Additionally, she oversaw the operations of the HR Department, staff development and internal communications for the over 800 employees of the Agency.
While her career began in banking, she has worked for over twenty-five years in various capacities of nonprofit management. This includes serving as a Leadership Trainer for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Director of Programs for the National Corporation for Community Service and Wisconsin Area Agency on Aging as well as, Executive Director of both statewide and local non-profits serving older adults and individuals suffering with HIV/AIDS.
Her pursuit of a Doctorate in Management is the realization of a life-long dream. The focus of her work at UMUC inlcudes job satisfaction and organizational efficiencies in non-profits. She earned a M.Ed at Edgewood College, Madison, WI, and a BA in Economics and Public Relations, North Central College, Naperville, IL. She is also a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and a trainer in Executive Transition Management.
Melinda is in the process of living happily ever after in the Hudson River Valley of NY with husband, Larry. Together they and their laid back junior partner Labrador, Mosey, are working together with a variety of clients statewide through their consulting firm. Daughter Amy and her not so laid back Shar Pei, Bartlet, live in Washington DC where she visits often!
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