John Reid is the founder and a partner with The Reid Group since 1997. John focuses his work as a Reid Group consultant in the areas of prophetic planning with Catholic dioceses and religious communities, searches and mediation. Previously, he worked with the Archdiocese of Seattle for 18 years where he had responsibilities for formation, training and placement for lay and ordained ministers, and was also the Coordinator of Transition Services. John also worked at the University of Notre Dame and is a former Catholic High School teacher. He is a past chairperson of the National Association for Lay Ministry (NALM) and co-authored The Art of Change: Faith, Vision and Prophetic Planning. John is married to Maureen Reid since 1972 and together they are the parents of two adult sons, Tim and Chris. John has given talks and workshops nationally on topics of Leadership, Collaboration, Planning and Transition. He holds Master degrees in Divinity and Administration from the University of Notre Dame. Contact John.