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Natalia Peart
COO and Director of Strategic Initiatives
DeBruce Foundation

Global Board Member Since: December 2014

Dr. Natalia Peart has more than 20 years of experience as a nonprofit leader, and a leadership and performance consultant for national organizations. She currently serves as the COO and Director for Strategic Initiatives for the DeBruce Foundation, as well as the Executive Director for the Foundation’s Research Institute. She previously served as the CEO of the YWCA of Omaha and has held senior leadership positions at Gallup and the Corporate Executive Board in Washington DC.

Dr. Peart holds a BA in Psychology with Honors from Brown University and a Ph.D. in Clinical/Community Psychology from the University of Maryland. She completed her clinical internship at Harvard Medical School/Boston Children’s Hospital, and worked as a Psychologist at institutions that include Johns Hopkins’ Kennedy-Krieger Institute. Dr. Peart has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Omaha Branch, and the University of Nebraska’s Medical Center Board of Counselors. She served as an adjunct faculty member at Creighton University, and was named a Woman of Distinction by the Midlands Business Journal.