Laura Kinkead, MBA is a leadership development consultant, executive coach, and facilitator within health care. She works with teams and individuals to build leadership capacity and the ability to deal with strategic challenges, ambiguity, change and conflict. Her focus as a Courage to Lead retreat facilitator is in creating supportive communities that give participants the opportunity to explore meaning and purpose in their work and life and to rediscover and rekindle their spirit and passion. She has over 20 years’ experience in the health care field and has held leadership positions within both hospital and clinic organizations and health plans. She has facilitated The Courage to Imagine retreat series for medical fellows through the Archibald Bush Foundation and she has been a member of the community faculty at the Center for Spirituality and Healing at the University of Minnesota where she led a renewal retreat series for health professionals. Laura has studied Adaptive Leadership at Harvard University and has a MBA from the University of St. Thomas. She is a partner in the leadership development firm, The Collabrium.