Don Leopold is a professional affiliate of the Center for Leading Organizations and senior partner of Sherbrooke Partners, a consulting firm offering a unique blend of strategic planning, management, and organizational expertise. Donís consulting focus is on helping clients develop and articulate their business strategies, and on building organizations that are capable of implementing those strategies. He has applied a highly facilitative approach to his work since he began his consulting career with Harbridge House in 1980.
Representative engagements have included conducting an industry assessment, facilitating a strategic planning process, leading an organizational redesign and providing 360-degree feedback and coaching for a major private equity firm; conducting Organizational Audits and leading organization development initiatives with a private equity firmís portfolio companies; creating and facilitating a strategic planning process for a national furniture retailer; serving as a strategic planning, change management and executive development consultant to the CEO of an international public policy research and consulting firm; leading planning retreats for the Dean and Chairs of a leading medical school; providing organizational development consulting, including use of the Work-Out process, to an academic health care system; and designing and delivering a 360-degree-feedback based leadership development program for the leaders and managers of a Fortune 50 consumer foods company.
Representative clients include: Catterton Partners, as well as many of its portfolio companies; Battery Ventures; Pepsi-Cola; General Electric; IBM; General Mills; University of Pennsylvania Health System; Childrenís Hospital of Philadelphia; Duke University Health System; the United States Tennis Association and Abt Associates.
Don holds a BA from Harvard College, cum laude in general studies, and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He serves on the Board of The Brandon School and Residential Treatment Center.