Dorothy McPherson

President/Executive Director

Progressive Home Health & Hospice

What is your leadership style? I would say my leadership style is consensus leadership. When making decisions, I prefer to empower staff to give their input since they are close to the problem that needs solving. But I tend to be intense, so there is a limit. Our staff knows there are high standards and high expectations. I push my team to do more, be more and to strive for excellence by taking personal responsibility and being accountable. Ultimately this benefits our clients and also the staff.

When did you first feel like a leader? Looking back, I think I was born a leader being the first born in our family of seven. Throughout my schooling, I would find myself in leadership roles. But when we started our organization, Progressive Home Health & Hospice, in 1995, I needed to step up into a formal leadership position.Read more

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