Nancie Zane, PhD, is a social psychologist and provides leadership-team development, coaching, and succession planning for non-profits, employee-owned companies, and other for-profits. For over thirty years, Nancie, has worked to help them build diverse leadership teams, strengthen staff and board relationships and re-align their mission, culture, and structure through innovative visioning and participative strategic planning processes.
Nancie heads the coaching practice within Praxis and has coached and taught in the Wharton Advanced Management and the Wharton Executive Education Program. She has taught courses in organizational assessment, group dynamics and team building, DEI and non-profit leadership at the University of Pennsylvania, PCOM as well as in the NCEO –University of Pennsylvania ESOP CEO program. Her recent publications focus on intergenerational issues as well as the creation of corporate commitment to organizational diversity. Nancie received a B.S. from Cornell University and a PhD. from the University of Pennsylvania in social psychology.