Terri is the Executive Director of Professional Development at the University of Chicago’s Harris School of Public Policy. She conceptualizes, creates and manages leadership development for Harris alumni. Terri is another multidisciplinary thought leader at 4sightHealth. Her entrepreneurial instincts led her to establish her own company which included strategic and communications consulting, leadership, educational projects and political campaign work.
Previously she was a Senior Leadership Development Coach at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, where she established and managed the Kapnick Leadership Development Initiative at the University of Chicago Law School. At Booth, Terri also managed programming for the business students, which included programs on change management and team dynamics.
Terri was an attorney with a complex commercial litigation practice for ten years, including time as a litigator with Shearman and Sterling. Her previous work experience includes positions at the Iowa Supreme Court, the U.S. International Communication Agency, the U.S. Agriculture Department, and the U.S. Treasury Department.
Terri received her Master’s degree in Public Policy from Harvard University’s Kennedy School. She earned her JD from Columbia University Law School where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar (recognition for superior academic achievement), a Thomas G. Shearman National Scholar and an International Fellow. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Russian/International Studies from Grinnell College, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa, received the Grinnell Honor Scholarship, and was a Varsity Cross Country runner (and MVP). Terri has been certified as a mediator by Northwestern University, and certified by Hogan Assessment Systems (personality-based assessment inventories). Terri loves the theater, hunting for antiques and travel.