Partnerships for Strategic Impact
CNE Programs: Advanced Trainings - Evaluation Series and Survey Development Series, CNE Workshops, Management Academy
Maryfrances Porter, Ph.D., is the President and Founder of Partnerships for Strategic Impact™. She completed her B.A at Emory University in 1996, and received her Master’s in clinical psychology at the University of Virginia (U.Va.) in 2001. In 2005, Dr. Porter completed her Ph.D. in clinical psychology at U.Va. with an emphasis on community psychology. She is a licensed, clinical psychologist.
Dr. Porter brings over 20 years of research experience, including 10 years of using data in leading local change initiatives across a wide range of service providers. She has expertise in evaluating public service systems across sectors (including working with courts, school districts and local governments), as well as in assessing system and individual opportunities for growth and change, developing strategic vision and action, and facilitating collaborative, strengths-based problem solving across diverse groups.