Colleen Cruikshank

Colleen is the Director and part of the team who created the Schusterman Fellowship, an 18-month leadership development program for nonprofit executives and board members. She creates leadership development experiences that empower leaders to harness their unique strengths to make change in their teams, communities and beyond. And, she stewards the growing network of Fellows who are modeling a new kind of leadership in the field. Colleen is a Certified Professional Diversity Coach trained by CoachDiversity Institute and is certified in the Leadership Circle 360 assessment.

Prior to joining Schusterman, Colleen worked in business development at the international law firm, Latham & Watkins. Colleen graduated from St. Mary’s College of Maryland with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and an informal minor in rowing. She lives near Annapolis, Maryland with her blended family and one sweet rescue pup. Outside of work, you might find her on a kayak or paddleboard, practicing yoga, or scheming about what to cook with her latest produce haul from the farmer’s market.