Dr. Colleen Reaney, Ph.D.

Director of Programs and Leadership

Dr. Colleen Fashing Reaney is a practitioner-scholar, born and raised in the Chicagoland area, and has a wealth of knowledge in higher education, corporate training and development, and student and alumni engagement. Colleen has over 20 years of higher education experience and currently works at the Pat Tillman Foundation as the Director
of Programs and Leadership and was the founding director of the Tillman Leadership Institute. 

Dr. Reaney received her Ph.D. in Higher Education from Loyola University Chicago where she developed a new model of external engagement for higher education institutions to define their external partnership called The Reaney Model of External Engagement, (RMEE). Dr. Reaney received her M.A. in Communications, Training and Development from Governors State University, and her B.A. in Speech Communications from Eastern Illinois University.