NuBrick Partners Team Bios

Aleen BayardSenior Consultant

Aleen Bayard brings NuBrick Partners’ clients a unique blend of academic and consulting experiences related to leadership development, team effectiveness, cultural change, communication, and general change management strategy.

Aleen is an expert facilitator working in a variety of environments, including team building, executive retreats, leadership meetings, and individual coaching.

Her strengths include:

  • System/organizational diagnostics
  • Assessment analysis
  • Program design
  • Communication and messaging
  • Group facilitation

She has partnered with executive teams at Allstate, Feinberg School of Medicine, and Northwestern Memorial Faculty Foundation, among others, on a variety of initiatives related to strategy, leadership, and professional development activities. She has also facilitated leadership meetings for the American Hospital Association’s Society of Healthcare Strategy & Market Development (SHSMD) and the Association of American Medical Colleges’ Annual College of Deans program.

Aleen is an adjunct faculty member at Northwestern University and University of Chicago at the Graham School. She is certified in DiSC, Hogan, and Barrett index tools as well as HumaNext’s Emotional Intelligence and Critical Conversations training modules.

Aleen holds a master’s degree in organizational change from Northwestern University, a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University, and a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University. She recently completed a certificate in leadership and sustainability management from University of Chicago’s Graham School and is designated as a LEED Green Associate.