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Raylene DecaturRaylene gained her insights into effective strategy, planning and organizational development through extensive leadership and management experience. Her extensive professional experience includes positions at well-respected institutions, such as, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Chief Operating Officer of the Maryland Science Center in Baltimore, and Director of Exhibitions of the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. In addition, she worked at the Renwick Gallery of the National Museum of American Art at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.

Raylene received her B.A. with Distinction from the University of Virginia and her M.A. from The George Washington University.

In a working relationship spanning more than 20 years, I have collaborated with Raylene on assignments at leading non-profit institutions. In our work Raylene displayed an exceptional ability to complete complex tasks on time, on budget, and with an unwavering focus on the strategic result required.

Frederick G. Harmon
Strategic Planning Consultant
Co-author of The Vital Difference