Margaret Benefiel is CEO of ExecutiveSoul.com and author of the bestselling Soul at Work: Spiritual Leadership in Organizations. She teaches at Andover Newton Theological School in Boston, in the area of spirituality and organizational leadership. For the 2003-2004 academic year, she occupied the O’Donnell Chair of Spirituality at the Milltown Institute in Dublin, Ireland.
Benefiel lectures widely, leads seminars and retreats, and offers coaching and spiritual direction to executives and organizations. She is a member of the Academy of Management, the Organizational Behavior Teaching Society, the American Academy of Religion, and Spiritual Directors International. She serves as chair-elect of the Academy of Management’s Management, Spirituality, and Religion Group and has served on the governing board of the Society for the Study of Christian Spirituality.
A member of the Beacon Hill Friends Meeting, she lives in Boston with her husband.