Principal Consultant and Coach
Organization: LPR Consulting
Leatha Ritchie serves as principal consultant and owner of LPR Consulting. She has extensive experience in training and development of current and high potential leaders. Her business focus is helping mid-sized and fast growing organizations improve their bottom line and employee retention by improving leadership competence. Leatha’s particular area of expertise is examining and improving new leader orientation, succession planning, and programs for good leaders to become great.
Previous to this role Leatha served as VP Operations Leadership Strategy & Development at Bright Horizons, a leader in the early education field. Her roles as Regional Manager, Director of Regional Manager Development, and Division Vice President gave her unique talent in recognizing challenge and growing leaders to confront and managing through while improving the business. Often Leatha was tapped to assess challenging organizational situations then develop systems, resources, and provide training to improve outcome. This role took her throughout the United States, England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, and Guam.
Leatha holds a bachelor degree in history with a minor in early childhood education from Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina, where she also received her Master of Business Administration.