Hanley Center Team Expands to Include New Facilitator-Trainer

We are very excited to announce the addition of a new staff member to the Hanley team, Derek Ahl, Facilitator-Trainer.

Derek Ahl is a Facilitator-Trainer and Executive Coach with the Daniel Hanley Center for Health Leadership, where he is involved with the Health Leadership Development (HLD) program and the Physician Executive Leadership Institute (PELI), among others.  For the past 20 years, Derek has been working with leaders across a variety of industries including healthcare, to drive individual and organizational effectiveness through the implementation of systems thinking, applied learning and interpersonal behavior practices and solutions.

With a Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership, his specialties include process facilitation, performance management, strategy implementation and leadership development.  He is a certified Executive Coach as well as in a variety of training, personality and leadership assessment tools. Derek served in the USAR as a Combat Medic, and began his leadership career as an Instructor with Hurricane Island Outward Bound.  Subsequent roles include Sr. Consultant/Facilitator with The Cradlerock Group and Impact International, Adjunct Faculty at UNH, Educational Consultant with the Institute on Disability, and Associate Education Director at the Browne Center for Innovative Learning.  From these experiences Derek developed the conviction that leaders who focus on building depth in connection and understanding of and among their constituents demonstrate enhanced capability in achieving meaningful and sustainable impact.