Dr. Maureen Gormley
Dr. Maureen Gormley is a seasoned executive with skill, passion, and in-depth experience helping individuals, teams, and organizations achieve goals while promoting a positive workforce climate. Over her 34-year career at the National Institutes of Health, she became an expert in organizational quality improvement, strategic planning, and leadership development. Having held positions as Chief Operating Officer at the NIH Clinical Center and Executive Officer of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Maureen has led complex changes while overseeing a $2B budget and a 2,000 member staff. She is a frequently invited guest speaker and consultant on a variety of leadership topics within NIH and at other federal agencies, universities, and private organizations. Maureen has received the highest leadership honors, including a Presidential Rank Award conferred by George W. Bush. Maureen earned a BS in nursing from Boston College and an MPH from Yale University School of Medicine with a concentration in health services administration. Later in her career, she added a MA and PhD in human development and organizational systems from Fielding Graduate University, studying under national experts in areas such as management and leadership, team effectiveness, organizational change, and social psychology. Maureen is credentialed as an executive coach by the International Coaching Federation. A native of Massachusetts, she and her family reside in suburban Washington, D.C.