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Terry Macaluso, PhD

Combining experience as a leader in both not-for-profit and corporate organizations with lifelong commitment as a student of philosophy, Terry Macaluso, PhD, is a NewThinker. A corporate leader in academic institutions, a scholarly coach in corporate contexts, and a veteran of several boards of trustees, Dr. Macaluso has spent nearly 30 years studying the behavior of highly motivated leaders and decision makers as they work together in various configurations. She continues her practice as a philosopher, serving as a moderator for the Aspen Institute and as an instructor at University of Washington's Evans School of Public Affairs. In addition, she has been Executive Vice President for Corporate Development with The Ackerley Group, a media and entertainment firm in Seattle, Washington, and is currently serving on the boards of several nonprofit organizations.

As a consulting philosopher, Dr. Macaluso works with a limited number of clients at any time, serving as a coach and advisor to board chairmen/women, to organizational and corporate presidents, and to individual entrepreneurs seeking to establish their own companies or organizations. Dr. Macaluso is an independent practitioner, and accepts clients based on the nature of their needs as well as time availability.

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Cory Sbarbaro, MPA
Senior Associate

Cory Sbarbaro is a 2002 graduate of the Evans School of Public Affairs at the University of Washington, where he obtained his MPA degree with an emphasis in public and nonprofit management, organizational development, and fiscal affairs. He has served on several nonprofit boards, and his work experience includes more than ten years of management, staff supervision, and program development and oversight. As a consultant, Cory specializes in organizational capacity building, strategic planning, nonprofit replication, knowledge management, performance measurement, data analysis and presentation, and project management.

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