Distinguished Alumni 2013-2014


Reverend_Linda_McCartyReverend Linda L. McCarty, Class of 1980


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


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


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


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.


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