Corky McReynolds, PhD, CPF
Principal, LeadTeam, LLC
"He is widely recognized as an expert in the field of environment learning centers but also for his work with organizational development of non-profits."
– Brian Winslow, Strategic Consultant
Friends of First State National Historical Park
Corky leverages decades of experience to help nonprofits and nature-based organizations succeed through consulting and facilitating projects, individuals and teams. Before starting LeadTeam, for 30 years he was the first Director of Treehaven, a field campus of the College of Natural Resources and 15 years as Professor of Human Dimensions in Natural Resources at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Corky continues to develop and teach courses and workshops in strategic planning, non-profit management, group process facilitation, leadership and team development. He has facilitated and trained facilitators in strategic planning for professional associations, corporations, nature centers, state agencies and national organizations.
Corky’s research, teaching and consulting focuses on leadership and enhancing organizational change through effective individual and group processes. His workshops are known for high activity, involvement and fun. Corky serves on local, national and international boards and is involved in a local service organization.
"Corky brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the table and after sharing trends, facts and figures, he encourages his clients to make a decision that is the best for them; he then supports them as they navigate their way through the process."
– Dick Touvell, Executive Director (retired)
Chippewa Nature Center
In 2004, Corky received the profession’s highest honor, the National Leadership Award from the Association of Nature Center Administrators. In 2013 Corky earned the Certified Professional Facilitator (CPF) and in 2015 received Leadership Oneida's Mel Davidson Leadership Award. Corky has received a PhD with research in Leadership from the University of Wisconsin at Madison; is Meyer-Briggs Type Indicator Certified and is also a Certified Professional Facilitator. He is an Everything DiSC Certified Trainer and DiSC Partner. Corky is the author of , "The Search for Extraordinary Leadership: Securing Your Next Executive Director" which can be purchased at www.natctr.org
Corky's formal educational training with depth experiences as an administrator, researcher, teacher and facilitator, combined with his passion for extraordinary organizations, qualifies him as a truly unique and effective consultant.