Board Member Spotlight: Megan O'Leary

Time for a new Board Member Spotlight! Learn about our Board Chair, Megan O'Leary. 

482564_10151940106860267_2059643715_n.jpgWhat do you do? 

I'm the new Director of Membership Services at the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network, a statewide membership organization connecting entrepreneurs to a network of peers and mentors, startup funding opportunities, and hands-on training. 

What’s your role with YNPN Portland? 

I currently serve as YNPN Portland's Board Chair.

What’s a personal/professional goal you’d like to accomplish within the next year?

2016 is the year of the dog for me! My plan is by this time next year I'm a dog owner.

What do you do for fun? 

I bake, explore happy hour spots, cheer for the Arizona Wildcats!

Do you have any book recommendations on the topic of nonprofits, leadership, or anything else that might be interesting to YNPN Portland members? 

I was exposed to my strengths through Gallup's Strengths Based Leadership and it was a game changer for me in understanding my own leadership and how to articulate both my value and my areas of growth as a leader.

Do you have a favorite quote or phrase? 

Everything is a phase. When it's good, enjoy it, when it's hard, it'll pass - it's a phase.