Meet the team
Breakthrough Coach. Org Culture Geek.
Managing Director. Strategic Leader. Jane of All Trades.
LAKITA LITTLE- MCKINNEY Ed.D.
Senior Director. Champion of equity. transformational coach. culture shifter.
Operations and Communications manager. Designer. Community Builder. Storyteller.
At Leading Elephants, we expand the community of support to bring diverse and technical skills to complex challenges. Where appropriate, we partner with other organizations to help our clients receive help they need most.
Diversity, Equity, And
Academic strategy and
We seek to provide a seamless experience when our clients engage with multiple partners.
We work to jointly scope an initiative and what is needed. Often, our partner will bring deep expertise and technical credibility and will facilitate meetings and advise on the “what” of an initiative. Leading Elephants may support in the initiative design, stakeholder engagement, cultural healing, leadership coaching, and other elements of the “how” experience.
See how Leading Elephants works with our partners to meet each organization's unique needs.
Case Study 1
A Charter Management Organization located in the North East came to Leading Elephants for help with:
1. Merging three organizations into one
2. Navigating a redesign of their central office
3. Redesigning their academic team
—Facilitated merger conversations
—Developed the change management plan
—Reconstituted the leadership team
—Advised the new COO and CAO in day to day leadership
—Created a new academic model
—Developed consistent academic practices
—Advised the organization design of the Academic Team