Margaret O. Dolan

Margaret Dolan, CPA

Christopher Schell

Ms. Dolan brings a unique range of financial, executive and civic experience to her role as Chief Executive Officer for the Pikes Peak Community Foundation.

She most recently headed a private consultancy practice providing distinct solutions for a diverse client base. Dolan previously served as President & CEO of Launch Tennessee, a state-wide public-private partnership that supports entrepreneurs from ideation to exit, and Managing Director for AuthEX, a subsidiary of Worth Group, LLC. Dolan also served as President & CEO of LocalShares, LLC and its subsidiaries, prior to the acquisition of LocalShares by Worth Group, LLC. LocalShares, through its RIA and in partnership with an independent fiduciary trust, brought the first city-based exchange-traded fund to market and developed thirty city-based indices that measured the performance of headquartered publicly-traded companies in various US metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs). Prior to that, Ms. Dolan served as President & CEO, Saint Thomas Health Foundations and Executive Vice President for Institutional Advancement, Saint Thomas Health, a subsidiary of Ascension Health. Ms. Dolan spent over two decades at Ingram Industries Inc. where she advanced to Vice President of Community Relations serving in a lead role in family and corporate philanthropic and civic activity. Ms. Dolan began her career at KPMG, LLP.

Ms. Dolan graduated from the University of Tennessee, earning a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (with honors) majoring in Accounting. She earned her Master of Business Administration from Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management (Beta Gamma Sigma) where she received the Dean Martin S. Geisel Leadership Award. A Certified Public Accountant licensed in Colorado and Tennessee, Ms. Dolan is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the International Women’s Forum. She is a Sustaining Member of the Junior League of Nashville and a graduate of Leadership Nashville and Leadership Tennessee.

Her board service includes Fifth Third Bank Tennessee, Cumberland Emerging Technologies, and NuSachi. Ms. Dolan’s non-profit board experience is extensive and includes Adventure Science Center, Alignment Nashville, Center for Nonprofit Management, Junior League of Nashville, Memorial Foundation, Nashville Alliance for Public Education (past Chair), Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, Nashville Business Coalition, Nashville Downtown Partnership, Nashville Public Education Foundation (past Chair), Tennessee Business Roundtable (past Chair), United Way of Metropolitan Nashville (past Chair),Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of Management Alumni Board, and the Rotary Club of Nashville (past President), among others.

Ms. Dolan was recognized with the Nashville Public Education Foundation’s 2013 Nelson C. Andrews Distinguished Service Award, and in 2015, she was inducted into the prestigious Academy for Women of Achievement by the YWCA of Middle Tennessee.