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Leadership Southern Maryland Announces New Facilitator for Executive Program

Leadership Southern Maryland (LSM) announces Dr. Blair Brennan Slaughter as its new Executive Program facilitator.  Slaughter was selected for this position after long-time facilitator Eliot Pfanstiehl announced his retirement earlier this summer.

Slaughter is the founder of Delve Consulting, a business that delivers executive coaching, organizational effectiveness, talent management, change management, leadership development, and fractional HR support to its clients.  As an executive coach, Slaughter focuses on adaptability, working with leaders to quickly size up and address increasingly complex situations.  Her goal is to enable leaders and organizations to thrive when they encounter new opportunities and challenges

Slaughter draws from 25 years of experience as an organizational and people leader.  Her industry experience includes healthcare, global financial services, technology, manufacturing, oil and gas, industry associations, and not-for-profits.  Slaughter was adjunct faculty at Harvard Business School (2008 and 2009) teaching persuasive business communication. She holds a BS in finance, an MBA, and both an MA and PhD in organizational development.

In her nonprofit work, Slaughter is passionate about developing economic independence.  She was board chair of Women Entrepreneurs of Baltimore and is now first vice president of the board of Humanim, a 500+ person organization that serves those with significant employment barriers.  Slaughter is a graduate of Leadership Maryland, which unites 50 leaders annually across the state to make Maryland the best place to work and live.

In her spare time, Slaughter enjoys traveling, cooking, and scuba diving with her husband, Dave, and their daughters, Natalie and Cecilia.