Dr. Francis Eberle
Leadership & Organizational Advisor
Francis Eberle, PhD, is leadership and organizational advisor, speaker and author. Francis believes that people development is business development. He helps leaders who want to grow in both public and private social enterprises, especially those who want to do something special.
After spending more than 25 years as an executive for non-profits and start-ups, Francis is uniquely positioned to help organizations collaborate and identify opportunity. He has successfully partnered with leaders and teams to improve their skills, solve complex problems, conduct research, grow financial and programmatic resources, and engage partners to work together toward common goals. He offers individual coaching, team development, and analytics for organizational performance improvement. He is also a facilitator and coach for The Complete Leader Program.
Francis is the co-author of three books, as well as the author of several policy briefs and the standards readiness tool for state boards, among other publications. He has presented widely on leadership, organizational development, education policy, and reforms in science and engineering education.
Eberle received a Bachelor of Science from Boston University, a Masters from the University of Connecticut, and a PhD from Lesley University. He has also taken Leading and Non-Profit Management courses from Harvard Business School of Executive Management.
By Francis Eberle
What is it about resilience that seems to be so captivating and elusive? Is it the stories or the desire to never get discouraged? As a leader, your resilience will be tested.
In 1993, I was just four months as the new Executive Director of an organization in Maine with a budget of about $1.4 million. This money supported people doing work in schools and universities. Then a major funding source ended leaving a $1M hole in the budget for the next fiscal year. Read More
Francis is an organizational and leadership advisor with over 25 years of non-profit and start-up experience. He speaks about leadership, organizational development, and higher education reform.