Margaret Vaughan-Robinson specializes in the design and
facilitation of strategic planning, leadership development
and organizational effectiveness programs for both the public
and private sectors. She has worked all over the world for
clients including Abbott Laboratories, the Australian Department
of Finance, FedEx, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Shell Oil, Center
for Houston's Future, the South African Government and numerous
non-profits, foundations and NGOs.
Before joining the Headwaters team, Margaret served as principal
at Generon Consulting, a management consulting firm affiliated
with MIT’s Sloan School of Management. She has designed
and managed comprehensive communication programs for banking,
healthcare, government and arts and entertainment organizations.
Her background includes several years in the Governor’s
Office of the State of Tennessee as staff liaison between
the Governor’s Office and statewide community leadership.
Margaret earned a BA and MBA from Vanderbilt University.
She is also a graduate of Sotheby’s Works of Art Program
in New York City, an intensive training program in appraisal
of European and American fine and decorative arts. She is
certified in scenario planning methodology, leadership development,
and group facilitation.
In her spare time, Margaret is a commissioned artist who
creates mixed media abstract works on paper and canvas. She
is a member of the Houston Advisory Board of the Salvation
Army, the executive council of Houston Wilderness, the board
of the Collaborative for Children and the board of the Park
People. She lives with her husband Clay and daughter Corbin