Laura McAlpine LCSW

Principal, McAlpine Consulting for Growth, LLC

Laura McAlpine (she/her) is the Principal of McAlpine Consulting for Growth, LLC, with over 40 years of management and leadership expertise in non-profit health and social service organizations. McAlpine Consulting is the lead consulting firm for the Chicago Safety Net Learning Collaborative, made up of 20 safety net primary care medical homes, who have been working together since 2011 via peer-to-peer shared learning to improve operations and direct patient care. Laura comes to her work as a consultant grounded by experience as a health worker and collective member of the Chicago Women’s Health Center, as well as a policy advocate with the Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health. Laura’s focus on health/mental health access, maternal & child health, adolescent health, reproductive rights and anti-gay violence are as relevant today as they were in the 1980s. Laura’s skills, gained in front-line & executive positions, include strategic planning, organizational development, and leadership coaching. Laura is a licensed clinical social worker, with a Master’s degree in Social Service Administration from the University of Chicago.