Ana LaDou

STRATEGIC ALLIANCE – strategic thought partner, leadership expert

I believe in the transformative power of embracing change and challenging the status quo - and each other - to be our very best. I believe we can inspire change, increase leadership capacity, and collaborate to effectively develop creative, individualized solutions to entrenched problems.
— Ana LaDou
  • Strategic thought partner for family foundation leaders, nonprofit boards, and executive leaders in transition.

  • Warm and engaging facilitator adept at difficult conversations and successfully navigating complex relationships and situations.

  • Team builder from assessment, review, and development to search and coaching.

  • Lights up talking about financial forecasting, increasing asset efficiencies, developing real estate strategy, and exploring PRI’s and CDFI’s.

  • Fearlessly takes on challenging situations, quickly assesses risks and opportunities, and develops workable solutions that incorporate on-the-ground realities. 

  • Expertise in accurate assessment, thoughtful strategy, decisive execution, mission realignment, crisis management and leadership development making your organization strong, effective, and resilient. 

  • Successfully built nonprofits from the ground up and turned around struggling agencies.  Experience with local, national and international reach.  

  • Student of Nonviolent Communication, Vipassana meditation, and Pilates

  • Graduate of Columbia University in New York

  • Passionate about food (mostly eating it), writing poetry, meditation practice, creating mixed media art, and meeting organizational cultures exactly where they are.