Leah McCallum, Principal
is a dynamic and energetic community leader with a track record of re-invigorating teams in static environments. She’s a savvy facilitator and an experienced fundraiser, specializing in communications, grant writing and major gifts.
Leah leverages years of nonprofit and political experience in assisting her clients. She has garnered ample nonprofit leadership at organizations such as Goodwill Industries of Northern Michigan, Rotary Charities of Traverse City, the Detroit Zoological Society, and Northwestern Memorial Foundation in Chicago. Her talent for fundraising and project management have had measurable impact; at Goodwill Northern Michigan, she increased annual giving by 65% in five years, and secured millions in new foundation grants for the Detroit Zoo during the 2008 financial crisis. She is a public servant adept at navigating the political sphere, having represented Senator Gary C. Peters throughout 26 counties in Northern Lower Michigan and serving as a liaison to federal agencies.