Dr. Mary Heidkamp
Dr. Mary Heidkamp has been leading organizations for the last 35 years. From 1989 through 1999, Mary served as the Director for the Campaign for Human Development in Chicago providing grants and technical assistance to organizations addressing the root causes of poverty, bringing about social change in their communities.
She is the co-author of Moving Faith into Action (1990, Paulist Press) “a guide for organizing congregational groups for community action.” Mary holds a doctorate from McCormick Theological Seminary with a specialization in executive leadership and organizational development.
She teaches a variety of courses at University of Illinois-Chicago and for years conducted leadership and management seminars through the University of Illinois-Chicago’s School of Public Health to more than 200 public health leaders. Mary has completed 5 full marathons and two triathlons