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Maureen Metcalf

Innovating Healthcare Leadership with Maureen Metcalf


Maureen Metcalf, Innovative Leadership Institute. (Photo by Tim Johnson)



Ms. Metcalf – Founder and CEO, of the Innovative Leadership Institute is a highly sought-after expert in anticipating and leveraging future business trends. She helps leaders elevate the quality of their leadership and transform their organizations to create sustainable impact and results. She captured her thirty years of experience and success in an award-winning series of books that are used by public, private, and academic organizations to align company-wide strategy, systems, and culture with innovative leadership techniques.  She is a Fellow with the International Leadership Association. She also serves on the Advisory Board at the School of Strategic Leadership at James Madison University.

As a preeminent change agent, Ms. Metcalf has set strategic direction and then transformed her client organizations to deliver significant business results such as increased profitability, cycle time reduction, improved quality, and increased employee effectiveness. 

For years, she has been willing to share her hard-won insights – through conference speaking, industry publications, radio talk-shows, and video presentations. She is a regularly featured author for She is the host of Voice America international radio show focusing on innovative leadership, and the author of an award-winning book series on Innovative Leadership, including the Innovative Leaders Guide to Transforming Organizations, winner of a 2014 International Book Award.

She has recognized for her contributions to the fields of leadership, innovation, and technology field by being named Business First BizTech Executive of the Year 2019, ComSpark Power Player 2018, 2019, and 2020 and Ten Influential Business Leaders to Watch 2020.

The Innovative Leadership Institute has a 20-year track record of delivering value to high-performing clients ranging from local Ohio small businesses to Fortune 15 organizations to the US Armed Forces.  Client industry mainstays include technology, engineering, manufacturing, financial, and medical services.  The Innovative Leadership Institute also has an international presence, having been on-the-ground helping companies in the United Kingdom and Europe.

Areas of Transformational Expertise include  Leadership development, Implementing change in strategic direction, Merger/Acquisition/Spin-off/Divestment, Large scale system installation, Business re-engineering, Governance, and Succession planning.

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