Dr. Hal M. Lewis is the Principal Consultant at Leadership for Impact LLC, a leadership-consulting firm serving the needs of nonprofit organizations. He served for a decade as the President and CEO of Spertus Institute in Chicago, where he is currently the Institute’s Chancellor and Professor of Contemporary Jewish Studies.
Over a career of more than thirty years, Hal has held senior executive positions in a variety of nonprofit organizations. In addition, he has written and taught on the subject of organizational leadership in both the academic and popular press. His book Models and Meanings in the History of Jewish Leadership has been called “a must read for both current and future communal leadership.” And his work, From Sanctuary to Boardroom: A Jewish Approach to Leadership, has been hailed by scholars, communal professionals and clergy alike.
A master educator, he has taught and served as Visiting Professor at universities around the world. He was recently asked to join the faculty of the Center for Creative Leadership in Greensboro, NC.
His extensive experience as both a scholar and a practitioner gives him a unique perspective on not-for-profit organizations. His broad range and engaging style make him an often sought after consultant, speaker and trainer.
Read more of Dr. Lewis’ blog postings on leadership at leadershipforimpact.com/blog