FACILITATION FOR SOCIAL CHANGE
Building community, one meeting at a time
Background

WORK HISTORY
Facilitation for Social Change, Principal (January 2002 to April 2019)
New Profit Inc.  (July 2000 -- December 2001)
Quality Manager; Executive Partner
Second half of 2000 -- half NPI, half Fidelity
Fidelity Investments (August 1988 -- December 2000)
Vice-President Government Relations, Boston
Vice-President Corporate Quality
Vice-President Quality Management, Institutional Services (1991)
Began as Director of Management Development and Quality
Analog Devices (June 1983 -- August 1988)
Manager of HR Communications
Employee Development Specialist
The University of Virginia  (1971 -- 1981)
Teaching Assistant: "Morals and Politics," "Ethics," "Aesthetics"

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE
Greater Boston YMCA (1982), Director of Membership Services
Reading International, Harvard Square (1981), Book and ad sales
West Hills Day Camp, NY(summers 1967 - 1982) Division Leader; Gardener

EDUCATION
The University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 1965 -1981
I majored first in Government, then Economics, next Hinduism and Buddhism, and finally took my B.A. in Philosophy in 1969
I traveled around the U.S. for a year in 1969-70, hitchhiking coast to coast.
I returned to UVA for ten years of grad school.  During this decade, I immersed myself in the history of ethics, psychology, and literature and toiled on my unfinished dissertation "Character, Choice, and Change"
I taught "Morals and Politics" and "Ethics" as a Teaching Assistant for several years and, for two semesters, taught the undergraduate "Aesthetics" course
Long Island Lutheran High School, Brookville, NY, 1960 - 1965; Alumni of the Year, 2000

OTHER EDUCATION
New England Ethics Forum (1997- 2010), founding member
National Training Labs. "Integrating Training & Consultation," with founder Ron Lippett (Summer 1985)
Improvisation Inc., San Francisco (Fall 1976)
Woodstock Music and Art Fair: An Aquarian Exposition (Summer 1969)

OTHER BACKGROUND RESOURCES
My reading list at Goodreads.com
My wife Kathleen McDermott’s website at HauteHistory.com
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