Moving your organization in one direction — FORWARD

Forward Governance Consulting offers a suite of board development advisory services to executive leadership teams and governing bodies of non-profit organizations to drive organizational success.

Forward Governance Consulting offers a suite of board development advisory services to executive leadership teams and governing bodies of non-profit organizations to drive organizational success.

Guiding boards into the future

With financial challenges, talent shortages, market consolidation and navigating an unprecedented environment, the pressures of being a non-profit leader can feel unbearable at times—unless you can lean on an experienced, trusted partner. Forward Governance Consulting is that partner.

Why choose Forward Governance Consulting?

The COVID-19 crisis is a testament to the need for organizations to evaluate current practices and innovate. With nearly two decades of experience spanning operations, business growth, strategic planning, governance and board development, Forward Governance Consulting combines a neutral third-party perspective and governance best practice to help you turn ideas into action.

FGC has special expertise in non-profit healthcare and also works with many other sectors including education, cultural institutions, and social service providers among others.  Let us partner with your team and help position your Board and executives to leverage governance and lead effectively in unprecedented times.

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Momentum driven by custom services and solutions.

Your board brings together dynamic personalities with vast experience. FGC excels at identifying the unique DNA of your team to provide tailored services and solutions that help you offer cohesive vision and leadership for your organization.

Success, seven ways.

Our distinctive approach to maximizing your healthcare organization’s performance hinges on 7 Elements of Effectiveness. Backed by years of expertise in the industry, founder Laura Orr has identified key areas that can drive board effectiveness.

Let's Talk

FGC offers a complimentary consultation to learn more about the governance strength – or challenges – of your organization. There’s no commitment, just a chance to identify opportunities to leverage board governance as a strategic advantage.

Testimonials

"I’ve had the pleasure of working with Laura for many years and I can’t imagine a better partner to help assess and develop governance best practices."
Peggy Troy, President and CEO
Children’s Wisconsin
"Laura’s governance skills are amazing but she also contributes in so many other, broader ways. She has a way of getting us to focus on what matters most."
Greg Nickerson, Board President, Betty Brinn Children’s Museum
Chairman, Bader Rutter

Resources

Assessing Overall Board Effectiveness

A high-functioning governing body is a key strategic asset for health care organizations. This practical framework can guide you in assessing the effectiveness of your organization’s governing body and governance practices.

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