Distinguished Alumni 2013-2014

 

Reverend_Linda_McCartyReverend Linda L. McCarty, Class of 1980

EDUCATION

University of Chicago, Masters of Divinity
DePaul University, Juris Doctorate
Valparaiso University, Bachelor of Arts Intl. Economics & French

EMPLOYMENT

Faith In Practice, President and CEO
McCullough, Campbell, and Lane, Of Counsel & Attorney
Mesirow Financial, Vice President
Near North Insurance Brokerage, Inc., Vice President
CNA Insurance, Attorney
Gleason McGuire & Schreffler, Attorney

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Faith In Practice, Director of Outreach and Spiritual Development, Pastor and Translator
Council of Religious Leaders of Metropolitan Chicago, Assistant to Executive Director & Director of Interfaith Spiritual Care
Interfaith Collaboration of Emerging Leaders, Co-Director
Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago, Mission Leader, Interfaith Leader
Southminister Presbyterian Church, Supply Pastor and Intern Pastor
Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chaplain

RECOGNITION

Faith In Practice earned Charity Navigator’s 4-Star rating for the 8th consecutive year due its financial health, accountability, and transparency, an accomplishment earned by only 1% of charities in the U.S.

PROSPECT ACTIVITIES

Student Council
Powderpuff Football

WORDS OF ADVICE

Follow your passion and calling. Throughout your life, treat every single person with respect and compassion, remembering each person has a story, a hidden joy, and pain that you cannot see. Each person has a gift to give, if you only take the time to look for it.