The Leadership Consortium To Guide Businesses In The Building Of Intentional Culture

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Marj Flemming, Dan Gilmore, Mike Harrell, and Jerry Sterling announced the formation of The Leadership Consortium.  With more than 100 years of combined experience, The Leadership Consortium offers a collaboration of complimentary business practices and expertise with one goal — to guide business leaders as they build intentional corporate and workplace cultures that lead to greater and sustained success.

Marj Flemming is the CEO of LaunchPoint Leadership LLC, which offers innovative leadership development.  Ms. Flemming is a pioneer in women’s leadership having served as a founding member and original managing director of the Chattanooga Women’s Leadership Institute.  

Dan Gilmore is the Founder of Squire Strategies, a legal and human resources consulting practice that advises businesses in proactive approaches in order to minimize legal risk and maximize business success.  Mr. Gilmore is an adjunct professor at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s College of Business.  

Mike Harrell is the CEO of Latitude Advisors LLC, a business advisory firm that helps navigate business leaders through their various challenges with vision and clarity.  Mr. Harrell is an experienced consultant in the utilization of the Birkman Assessment. 

Jerry Sterling is the President of Sterling Business Solutions LLC, a management advisory practice that supports small businesses in growing their top line and improving cash flows.  Sterling is an adjunct professor and corporate trainer at Chattanooga State Community College.

They are also the Chattanooga members of Independent Business Advisors of North America, a non-profit network of business professionals that provides a forum for learning and sharing knowledge and experience.

This synergy of skills, knowledge, and expertise within The Leadership Consortium provides a wide range of results-driven services that enable leaders of any business to build and maintain an intentional organizational culture. 


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