Megan Helzner, Senior Manager, serves organizations across CFAR’s family enterprise and owner-led business, healthcare, higher education, and non-profit practices. She brings more than 10 years of industry experience in operations, management, development, and consulting to her work addressing challenges in strategy, governance and leadership, change, and organizational design.
Her approach combines deep curiosity with a problem-solving orientation, and a desire to foster thoughtful and authentic partnerships with clients. Knowing that one size does not fit all, Megan brings passion and rigor to understanding the contexts and systems in which her clients live and work. In addition, Megan draws connections across industries in order to create value and practical, actionable solutions to her clients’ challenges.
A committed member of her local community, Megan volunteers her time on the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance’s Board Finance Committee and as a member of its Emerging Leaders Circle. She is also a member of the Board of the University of Pennsylvania’s Association of Alumnae, and is a Leadership Philadelphia alumna. Megan has lectured at Ursinus College and presented at the Smithsonian Affiliations national conference.
Megan holds a BA in International Relations with minors in Economics and Spanish from Ursinus College, an MPA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Fels Institute of Government, and certificates from Bryn Mawr College’s Non-Profit Executive Leadership Institute, and the Museum Leadership Institute at Claremont Graduate University. She is currently pursuing her MBA at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.