John LaFleur

John LaFleur is Managing Director and joined Strategic Philanthropy, Ltd. in 2015. He leads the firm’s business development activities as well as supporting select client engagements where his deep experience in both the non-profit and for-profit sectors has proven invaluable. As a member of the management team he is actively involved in creating new products, services, and market opportunities.

Prior to joining the firm John served as executive director of one of Boston’s largest private family foundations where he launched a number of successful large-scale program related investments, donor collaborations, and real estate-based philanthropy projects. He assisted an elderly private donor in transitioning her Downtown Boston Common commercial property to a private foundation which provides subsidized non-profit office space.

John has a B.S. in Accounting from Bentley University and served as President of the Edgar Allan Poe Foundation of Boston, founding director of the Edward Gorey House, and board member of Grub Street Writer’s Group. He currently is on the boards of Side Street Studio Arts of Elgin, IL and Synapse Arts of Chicago.

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