Ruth Donahue

Ruth Donahue

VP & Consultant | Segal Consulting, Chicago, IL

Ms. Donahue is a consultant with The Segal Company. Her comprehensive experience includes more than a decade as a consultant and human resources practitioner and over 30 years as a clinician and coach. Ms. Donahue brings her broad expertise and specialty background on issues of behavioral health, wellness, and behavior change strategy to her role on Segal’s National Health Team.

Prior to joining Segal, Ms. Donahue worked as a consultant for major, international behavioral health providers. In these positions, she developed strategies for effectively integrating EAP, managed behavioral health care, work/life and wellness services into employer-sponsored benefit plans. She has also been responsible for human resources administration, including employee benefits and labor/management relations, in the public sector.

As a clinical social worker, Ms. Donahue’s past experience included direct clinical practice, management, training and coaching. She received an MSW degree from Indiana University, a BA degree from the University of Illinois and was awarded a Certificate in Administrative Foundations in Public Service from DePaul University. Ms. Donahue has participated in postgraduate training at the Adler School of Professional Psychology in Chicago, the Chicago Center for Family Health, The Coaches Training Institute, and the Mediation Training and Consultation Institute. She is a licensed accident/health and life producer in the states of Illinois, Oklahoma, Missouri, Indiana and Wisconsin.

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