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Robert F. Shea, President

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Robert Shea's professional career has spanned 45 years. He has served as a Catholic high school teacher, principal and president. As president, he organized a multi-million dollar capital campaign to meet the costs associated with the design and construction of an academic wing and the establishment of an endowment for professional development and student financial assistance. His fundraising efforts included successful solicitation from foundations, corporations, and individuals.

Building upon his teaching and administrative experiences, Bob founded Shea Consulting Services in 1991. The firm's consultants offer an array of consultative guidance opportunities including board, administration and faculty retreats, strategic planning protocols as well as a variety of workshops, program audits and seminars. Current and past clients can be found throughout the United States as well as in Europe, Australia and Asia.

Bob holds degrees from La Salle University, the University of Notre Dame and was awarded a certificate from the Institute of Applied Psycho-theology. He has also done post-graduate work at Villanova University and the London School of Economics. Bob’s articles and audio recordings on various topics of change and culture, planning and education have been published by the United States Catholic Conference, National Catholic Reporter, Richard J. Burke & Associates, The Consultum, St. Mary's Press, Voice America Internet Radio, and Business Week magazine.

Bob's service includes participation as a board member at the Secondary and Collegiate levels of education. He was a founding director and chair of the Angela Foundation of St. Louis, MO., and a former member of the Texas Catholic Conference Accreditation Commission.

In 2003, Bob co-founded the Bishop John R. Gorman Institute for Catholic School Leadership at St. Xavier University in Chicago and in 2008 opened a new Leadership Institute at Loyola University of New Orleans, LA. In 2012, he completed a 7 year term as a founding director and chairman of the Board of the Hope for Peace and Justice Center of Dallas, Texas. Bob is a frequent presenter at national and regional convocations of various educational and fund raising associations throughout the United States.