Maren McKellin


Maren McKellin was introduced to CliftonStrengths in 2009 while participating in a leadership academy. Since then she has been active in helping others, especially students, understand and develop their natural talents through the CliftonStrengths program.

Maren leads with the “maximizer” strength, which contributes to her ability to move someone or something from good to great. She loves to see people develop, achieve and grow. She considers herself authentic and approachable, and she enjoys celebrating others' accomplishments. Your success is her success.

Maren is a higher education professional who specializes in experiential education, study abroad and global education. She earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Roosevelt University and a master’s degree in higher education administration from DePaul University.