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Susan Leath

Principal Consultant and Founder, LCG

Susan Leath is the principal consultant and founder of LCG, a purpose-driven company dedicated to empowering organizations and their senior executives through executive coaching and strategic guidance.

With a fervent dedication to positive change and a steadfast commitment to helping organizations thrive in transformative environments, Susan’s specialities include business development, talent management, diversity equity and inclusion, and strategic planning. She also brings profound expertise in leadership development, change management, conflict resolution, and organizational culture development. LCG’s mission empowers organizations to adapt, grow, and succeed in dynamic environments.

Susan’s notable career includes a tenure as the Chief Operating Officer for The GroundTruth Project, where she leveraged extensive industry knowledge to drive strategic, financial, and operational success. She also led the Center for Innovation and Sustainability in Local Media at the University of North Carolina’s Hussman School of Journalism, overseeing critical initiatives for local news organizations to build a sustainable future. As the former regional President of the USA Today Networks media groups, Susan spearheaded strategic efforts to reposition the brand as a multimedia platform, optimizing revenue streams.

Susan serves on the board of directors of the Maynard Institute for Journalism Education, Dow Jones News Fund and chairs the board of advisors for the Ida B. Wells Society. Her involvement underscores her commitment to equitable representation and opportunities in the field.

A proud Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. member, Susan’s credentials reflect her unwavering commitment to excellence. Her journey embodies the principles of the Theory of Change, driving impactful progress and empowering individuals and organizations to thrive in a constantly evolving landscape.

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