FSA Leadership Institute

Lead Faculty

Nancy Aronson

Nancy Aronson

Nancy Aronson has been bringing practical, collaborative methods to organizations and communities facing complex issues since 1980. Nancy has extensive experience in designing and facilitating large group, task-focused, strategic meetings, and has applied this expertise to cases related to strategic planning, organization redesign, critical cross-boundary meetings and leadership development. 

She is a clinical assistant professor and associate program director for the Organization Development Leadership Programs at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Organizational partnerships and guest lecturing venues include Drexel University; University of Chicago; Aramark; Inova Health System; PA Governor’s Institute on P-3 Collaboration; National Staff Development Council; Women’s Educational Leadership Caucus of PA; American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging and Georgetown University School of Nursing.

Nancy co-developed the System Coherence Framework for Change Leadership, based on intervention and action research at the University of Southern California. She is certified in The Organization Workshop based on the work of Barry Oshry, and received her Ph.D. in Applied Learning Theory from Temple University. 


Marsha Wesley Coleman

Marsha Wesley Coleman

Marsha Wesley Coleman is an organizational development practitioner and executive coach. In her role with FSA, she designs educational programs for employees in member organizations and works with leadership teams to assess and diagnose issues impacting organizational performance and design strategies to improve performance at individual, group and organizational system levels. Marsha also facilitates and manages FSA peer groups.

She has more than 20 years' experience with a number of companies including KPMG and Black Entertainment Television (BET). She also has a passion for mentoring and was the administrator for the L. Patrick Mellon Mentorship Program for the National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC), a nonprofit trade organization focusing on diversity.

Marsha is an adjunct professor in the Organizational Development and Leadership Program at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM). She holds an M.S. in Organizational Development and Leadership from PCOM, an M.B.A. from Penn State University and a B.A. in Mass Media Arts from Hampton University. She is certified to administer the Myers-Brigs Type Indicator and other assessment instruments and is an active member of the NTL Institute for Applied Behavioral Science and the Organizational Development Network. 


Jane Mack

Jane Mack

Jane Mack joined FSA in September of 2008. She had been working as a consultant to nonprofit organizations specializing in nonprofit governance and capacity building. Jane has been a leader for more than 20 years in the healthcare field in roles such as training and education, program development, quality assurance and management.

She is a trained and approved consultant and Peer Reviewer for the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations (PANO) Standards for Excellence program as well as a member of the state-wide Standards for Excellence Committee.  Jane teaches graduate level coursework in organizational systems. 

Jane holds her M.S. in Organizational Development and Leadership from PCOM and a B.S. from Penn State University. 

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