Partners Beth McPherson and Bridget Deegan-Krause pooled their extensive experience working in Catholic healthcare formation to create Leadership Formation Partners to partner with you and support your ministry leadership formation efforts. Learn more about our mission and values.
Beth McPherson, MBA
Beth McPherson has spent her career bringing people together to discern a deeper understanding and connection with their organization’s mission.
Passionate about developing leaders for the future of the ministry and pioneering new ways to bring ministry formation to Catholic healthcare, Beth is a dedicated and proven mission leader with more than three decades of experience in developing people and structures for the future of the Catholic health ministry.“I continue to marvel at the founders of Catholic healthcare in the US. Most of the time the pioneering spirit and desire to respond to the signs of the times was the driving force. Bridget and I have that same desire to bring a model that is theologically sound, accessible, and affordable – and that builds community.”
Bridget Deegan-Krause, MDiv, BCC
Bridget Deegan-Krause has served in professional ministry for over 20 years in Catholic healthcare and higher education.
A consultant, retreat facilitator, and spiritual director for individuals and teams, Bridget provides executive leadership formation with professionals in healthcare, government and other not-for-profit settings, with a focus on developing mission-oriented and spiritually grounded leaders for the future.“Each day our work in Catholic healthcare gives us opportunities to bring healing to our communities in real and lasting ways. Beth and I are excited to help leaders find meaning and joy in this sacred work.”
We are a creative, diverse, multi-disciplinary team that includes collaborative learning experts, academic advisors, experienced formation facilitators, spiritual directors and content experts. Leadership Formation Partners develops formation programs and services that integrate rich theological content, utilizes new communication technology, and proven formation and action learning models.