The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.” - Kenneth Blanchard
As Vice President at MRA- The Management Association, Nancy guides the strategic direction as the leader of the training division in the Institute of Management, the Organizational Development staff, and two of the MRA divisions in Palatine, Illinois and Moline, Illinois.
Nancy Warren brings over 25 years of strategic and tactical human resources expertise to her role as Vice President of MRA–The Management Association. Nancy is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).
Nancy has experience in nearly every facet of HR, excelling in the areas of compensation, recruiting, training, and organizational development. The members with whom she works often describe Nancy as keenly observant, unflappable, and highly innovative.
- Partnering at the executive level to create strategic human resource environments.
- Leadership training.
- Serving members in a strategic human resource role.
- Recruiting top talent.
- Conducting comprehensive compensation and HR audits.
- Facilitation skills.
Before joining MRA, Nancy honed her HR and business skills in the positions of executive vice president, vice president, regional manager, and generalist in the hotel and banking/finance/cash management industries, directing all aspects of the HR function.
Nancy earned her master’s degree from Benedictine University in Lisle, Illinois, and her bachelor’s degree from Ohio State University.
Professional and Community Activities
Nancy is a past member of the National Board of Directors for Prevent Child Abuse America.