Strategic Leverage Partners Inc ("SLP") is a boutique management consultancy specializing in strategic planning, and the building of effective boards. The SLP team is led by its founder Susan Dallhoff, an Executive MBA graduate from the Richard Ivey School of Business and seasoned business professional. The background of SLP's principals includes board governance, strategic planning, research and analysis, process design, stewardship, customer relationship management, project management and product development.

Collaborative. Creative. Experienced. The SLP team delivers realistic plans that increase board member engagement and improve board effectiveness, efficiency, and accountability. Through a highly collaborative and analytical process, SLP's professionals help clients leverage board member experience, networks, and expertise to obtain the maximum benefit for their stakeholders.

Customers work shoulder to shoulder with the principals of the company, who use their unique blend of experience and business acumen to provide complete objectivity. Strategic Leverage Partners' principals and professional networks provide access to industry and academic expertise.

  • Organizations can expect to better leverage existing resources, increase impact and accountability and successfully compete for high quality board members.

  • Boards can expect to be more effective in their leadership, governance, and advisory roles and more strategic in their thinking.

  • Board members can expect to be more engaged and effective in their roles and better prepared to make key decisions.

  • Senior management can expect to receive better guidance from their boards and optimize the expertise of highly committed board members on strategic issues.

Consulting Experience

  • Advisory board building
  • Board evaluations / governance audits
  • Board development plans
  • Board workshops and retreats
  • Board annual goal setting & prioritization
  • Board policy and process design
  • Strategic planning
  • CEO evaluation surveys
  • Organizational readiness for fundraising
  • Research