Madeline Dupre McNeely, MEd

Principal and Founder, Conditioning Leaders
Madeline McNeely is a master-level coach, a coach's coach, consultant, facilitator, trainer, and faculty member with more than 30 years of experience. In 1994 she founded Conditioning Leaders, which strives to condition leaders and organizations to do meaningful work for decades. She is an interdisciplinary and multi-sector professional with passion for and expertise in diversity, equity, and inclusion. Other areas of expertise include culture change, leadership and organizational development, strategic planning, team building and group dynamics, executive transitions, facilitation, leadership and career coaching, supervision, community development, communication, leadership and neuroscience, and open-space technology. McNeely designs and teaches classes on leadership mastery, embodied leadership and leading diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. At the Harvard Extension School, she teaches leadership coaching strategies, and non-profit leadership and community engagement. She has worked with more than 100 corporate and non-profit organizations, small businesses, and leaders. Her clients range from former gang members, youth workers, and surgeons to C-suite executives. She has held managing director and director-level positions at Traces of the Trade and City Year Boston. Her practice is informed by certifications in conversational intelligence, leadership embodiment, yoga, and Robert Gass's Art of Transformational Consulting course, and she has long-held affiliations with Interaction Associates and Interaction Institute for Social Change. McNeely has a BA in development studies from Lewis and Clark College, and an MEd in education, dance, and cultural studies from Temple University. Having traveled and lived in Kenya and Senegal, she is keenly attuned to issues of cultural diversity. As a parent, McNeely teaches and supports parents to raise racially conscious children.


  • MEd Temple University