We are committed to bringing out the best in organizations by bringing out the best in the board, staff, volunteers and community.
The Detwiler Group:
- Helps organizations craft actionable strategic plans aligned with their vision, mission and values
- Facilitates retreats and meetings that bring out the best in the board, staff and community
- Educates board and staff on their roles in ensuring success.
In addition to always being thoroughly prepared and knowledgeable, Susan has the capacity to get her clients to think and rethink with none of the anxiety or fear that often accompany this kind of process.Aviva Weisbord
When our organization needed a new direction, Susan helped us corral our board members’ different ideas and passions to find the common themes. With her guidance, we developed a focused mission and strategic plan that continues to serve us well.Allison Levine
Our experience with Susan was so valuable. She motivated the staff and encouraged the volunteers. She was realistic in helping us strategize for our future and create sensible plans.Judith A Lewittes
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