The Robert Crown Center for Health Education has named R.J. McMahon as its new chief executive officer.
McMahon will lead the organization in its efforts to develop educational programs and to teach youth to lead safe, healthy and happy lives. McMahon brings 20 years of experience providing leadership and advocacy for educational nonprofit organizations, with extensive experience and knowledge of the development and marketing of educational programs, as well as board and resource development.
“The Board of Directors looks forward to working with R.J. He will be an effective leader of Robert Crown and a passionate advocate for health education, energizing students, educators, parents, donors and the other organizations with whom we partner,” said Board Chairman Pedro Menendez.
McMahon served as vice president, director of development for Fenwick High School where he established highly successful constituent initiatives, restructured development operations and formalized key organizational structures.
“I am extremely excited about joining the team at Robert Crown,” McMahon said. “The work that is being done to help educate the children of the Chicago area is essential to their personal growth and academic success, and to the future success of our communities.”
He also served as director of external relations and director of development for Chicago International Charter School in Chicago, and has held senior positions for the St. Martin de Porres High School (Cristo Rey Network), Central Baptist Family Services and Dominican University.
McMahon is a graduate of Loyola University of Chicago and Boston College. He is the Chicago region chairman for Boston College, alumni admissions and a board member of the Peacebuilders Initiative, Bernadine Center Catholic Theological Union.Tags: Fenwick Friars