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2020 Fall Chaplain Symposium - Presenters

Patti Phillips, Ph.D., CEO of ROI Institute
Patti Phillips is president and CEO of ROI Institute. A renowned leader in measurement and evaluation, she helps organizations implement the ROI Methodology in 60 countries around the world. Patti serves on the Board of Trustees of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR). In addition, she serves as chair of the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) People Analytics Board; Principal Research Fellow for the Conference Board; board chair of the Center for Talent Reporting; and ATD CPLP Certification Institute Fellow. Patti also serves on the faculty of the United Nations System Staff College in Turin, Italy, and The University of Southern Mississippi's PhD in human capital development program. 
Patti’s work has been featured on CNBC, EuroNews, and more than a dozen business journals. Patti's academic accomplishments include a PhD in international development and a master's degree in public and private management. She is certified in ROI evaluation and has been awarded the designations of Certified Professional in Learning and Performance and Certified Performance Technologist. She, along with her husband, Jack Phillips, contributes to a variety of journals and has authored several books on measurement, evaluation, analytics, and ROI. Her most recent publication is Value for Money - How to Show the Value for Money for All Types of Projects and Programs in Governments, Nongovernmental Organizations, Nonprofits, and Businesses (Wiley, 2019). Patti can be reached at

Douglas Stewart MDiv BCC MSME
Douglas Stewart MDiv BCC MSME is the Chief Chaplain of Memorial Regional Health System (MRHS) in Belleville, Illinois. MRHS is a part of BJC Health of St. Louis, Missouri. Rev. Stewart has served as Chief Chaplain since 2016. He also has responsibilities for Community Benefit and Ethics. 
Prior to his current position, Rev. Stewart was Director of Innovation and Lean at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, where he developed the lean initiatives, quality improvement and Spiritual Care Services for the hospital and Southern Illinois Region of HSHS. Rev. Stewart was on the St. Elizabeth’s hospital administrative team as well. Rev. Stewart has served 12 years as an adjunct faculty in Philosophy at Southwestern Illinois College teaching Philosophy, Ethics and developed a bioethics program.  He has a Master’s in Divinity, a Master’s in Mechanical Engineering with a specialty in fracture mechanics from Southern Methodist University, and Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology. Rev. Stewart is an ordained Elder in the Illinois Great Rivers Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church and is endorsed by the United Methodist Higher Education as a chaplain. He has been married for 27 years and has two children. In his free time, Rev. Stewart has served in scouting at the local, council, and national level, his local church, and enjoys ham radio and cycling.