As Director of Credentialing for the Association for Talent Development, Morgean Hirt is responsible for the overall management and leadership of the ATD Credentialing Institute and was instrumental in the development of the Talent Development Capability Model. She brings over twenty-five years of nonprofit experience in professional certification and accreditation across a variety of professions. Morgean has devoted her career to advancing professions through the establishment of industry standards. She provides strategic leadership and technical expertise in developing and implementing credentialing programs; focusing on policy, standards, and test development.
Morgean has led several organizations through establishing industry standards for emerging professions, including clinical research, massage therapy, K-12 ed tech leaders, and healthcare information systems. Prior to joining ATD, Morgean spent 10 years as President and CEO of Certified Fund Raising Executives International Credentialing Board (CFRE International), and was responsible for establishing international support across six continents for a unified standard of fundraising practice. Morgean lives in the Washington, DC area and is active with the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE). She recently earned her Certified Credentialing Professional (ICE-CCP) designation from the Institute for Credentialing Excellence.