Kathleen McChesney

Kathleen McChesney

Kathleen McChesney, Ph.D. has held unique leadership positions as a Special Agent in the Federal Bureau of Investigation, heading field offices in Chicago, Illinois and Portland, Oregon. In 2001 she was appointed to the FBI’s third highest position – Executive Assistant Director for Law Enforcement. Following her thirty-two year law enforcement career she became the Executive Director of the Office of Child Protection for the US Catholic Bishops Conference and later joined the Walt Disney Company as Vice President for Global Security. She currently provides consulting services for businesses and faith-based institutions and serves on several non-profit boards. Kathleen has received several prestigious awards including the US President’s Meritorious Achievement Award, the Lifetime Achievement Award for Women in Policing and the Hildegard Van Bingen Woman for the World Award.