Adjunct Faculty
  • 2014, Ph.D., Benedictine University School of Business, Center for Values Driven Leadership
  • 1978, M.A. (Communication Management), University of Northern Colorado
  • 1970, B.S.N., University of Colorado                                           

Dr. Fahey has a doctorate in Values-Driven Leadership, a Master’s degree in Communication/Human Relations Management and her Bachelor’s in Nursing.  Throughout her career she has worked with multiple organizations, with all levels, to create change, both as a leader and manager in a variety of healthcare organizations and as a consultant.  She has served as Chair of the Board of a not for profit hospital in the Chicago area as well as Chair of the Board Quality and Finance Committee.  Her current focus is working with organizations to achieve success and extraordinary results by focusing on strengthening organizational culture.  

Current Affiliations

(Have served on numerous professional and community boards in Chair and committee chair positions.)

Board of Directors, Holy Cross Hospital, Chicago, IL (2005-2014)

  • Chair-2005- 2008
  • Chair-Board Quality Committee 2008-2014
  • Co-Chair Board Quality and Finance Committee 2012-2014

Sinai Health System, Chicago, IL, Member of the Catholic Monitoring Committee for Holy Cross Hospital

Board of Directors, Children's Care and Development Center, Inc, Lincolnwood, IL.

Board of Directors, Arboretum Estates East

Board of Directors, Mid-America Horse Association

Benedictine University, Lisle, IL, Mentor Program

Benedictine University, Guest Lecturer (MBA program-Topic: Leadership, Values, Culture and Strategy)

St. Francis University, Joliet, IL, IRB Committee

St. Francis University, Guest Lecturer (Undergraduate program, Topic: Leadership, Values and Culture)

Professional Associations

Academy of Management

International Leadership Association

Midwest Academy of Management

American Saddlebred Horse Association

Mid-America Horse Show Association

United States Equine Federation

Illinois American Saddlebred Professional Horse Association

American Saddlebred Association of Wisconsin


British Academy of Management (Fall 2013)

Midwest Academy of Management (Fall 2013, 2014)

East Coast Academy of Management (Spring 2013)