John LaFleur joined Strategic Philanthropy, Ltd. in 2015. As Managing Director he is responsible for both direct client services and outreach to the advisor community. He brings deep experience in both the non-profit and for-profit sectors. As a member of the management team he is actively involved in creating new products, services, and market opportunities.
His background includes serving 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 is a frequent speaker around the intersection of philanthropy and impact investing. He 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.
Managing DirectorEmail John LaFleur