Mary McHenry

Adjunct Faculty


MA in Resilient Leadership - Adjunct Faculty


M.Ed, Adult Education & Training, Colorado State University
BA, Theater & Communications, University of New Hampshire

Mary McHenry, M.Ed., is a wilderness rites of passage guide and leadership coach with a background in music, movement and creative process. Her work explores the voice as a complex, raw and beautiful instrument for expression and communication; and embodiment as a vital leadership skill.

Mary holds several professional coaching certifications and a Masters in Adult Learning. Her extensive background in communication, facilitation, mediation and leadership combined with her down to earth enjoyment of life make her a catalyst for awareness and change. Mary is currently Curriculum Design & Distance Education Manager for the Authentic Leadership Center at Naropa University. She is an avid Nordic skier and ice hockey player and comes from a long line of powerful women singers.

Courses Taught

  • Professional Coaching Skills
  • Foundations of Authentic Leadership

What book do you find yourself regularly pressing into the hands of students?

The Art of Possibility, Rosamund & Benjamin Zander