Team Member: Michael Leibman

MICHAEL LEIBMAN has more than 30 years experience consulting with leaders, board members, and senior staff of non-profit organizations, corporations, and public agencies. He founded Leibman Associates, Inc. (LAI) in 1993 to specialize in helping mission-driven organizations strengthen their capacity and deliver meaningful and measurable results.

Mr. Leibman helps organizational leaders navigate multiple organizational agendas and frame issues that facilitate decisions and actions. He brings a strategic and substantive perspective to developing recommendations. His collaborative style fosters client ownership and commitment to achieving the intended outcomes. He assists leaders:

  • Sharpen and gain consensus for their organization’s mission,
  • Develop, clarify and implement appropriate strategies,
  • Design and deploy the processes, methods and tools that achieve the desired results, and
  • Develop the leaders and teams that bring about those results.

His clients include national and local nonprofits, Fortune 500 corporations and governmental agencies. Among the organizations with whom Mr. Leibman has worked are: American Institute of Architects, Center for Applied Linguistics, Experience Works, GED Testing Service, GEICO, National Board of Professional Teaching Standards, The Schools of the National Cathedral, The Salvation Army, and Senior Service America, Inc.

Mr. Leibman holds advanced degrees from the University of Chicago and has written and spoken on the topics of strategy implementation, change management, organizational alignment, succession management, leadership development, and process re-engineering. His articles have appeared in The Journal of Business Strategy, The Journal of Human Resource Planning, HRMagazine, Inside SHRM, and Ethics. He is a former president of the HR Leadership Forum and has served on the educational committee of the Human Resource Planning Society.