Leadership Published Date, 2021

Orr Group TALKS Ft. Dennis M. Walcott, President And CEO, Queens Public Library; Board Member, Bloomberg Philanthropies

Former New York City Schools Chancellor, Deputy Mayor and now President and CEO of the Queens Public Library, Dennis M. Walcott has spent his entire career in public service and education. The Queens Public Library is one of the nation’s largest public library systems with 66 locations in the most diverse urban area in the world. Dennis’ career spent in service and leading change in large and complex organizations, gives Dennis a unique vantage point on nonprofit leadership. Dennis’ service on the board of Bloomberg Philanthropies also gives him a seat and a view from the other side of the table that few nonprofit CEOs ever get.

In this TALK, Dennis sits down with Managing Director, Craig Shelley for a far reaching conversation on leadership, nonprofit management and how to best realize the shared commitment we have to the communities we serve.

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