President and CEO’s Biography

Mindy Lubar Price

A Milwaukee native, Mindy Lubar Price is the President & CEO of Leading Transitions LLC – a firm specializing in providing technical assistance in the areas of executive transition management, succession planning and organizational capacity building to the nonprofit sector.

Mindy has an extensive background in leadership roles in nonprofit organizations and associations and facilitates executive transitions locally and across the nation. Mindy has worked with professionals and teams at a wide variety of organizations and has consulted with senior leadership teams, including numerous CEOs.

She has also authored articles, been in the news and lectured nationally on issues related to executive transitions. Mindy coordinated the Milwaukee Leadership Transition Survey and subsequently created and directed the Wisconsin Executive Transition Initiative (ETI) housed at the Greater Milwaukee Foundation. Mindy’s current clients have a broad range of service areas including: academia, healthcare, social services, advocacy & public policy, arts and the environment. One of her primary areas of consultation involves working with boards of directors and senior level staff on maximizing growth potential during times of transition and change in an organization’s life cycle. Prior to launching Leading Transitions, Mindy was Director of Philanthropy for Aurora Sinai Medical Center where she resurrected a dormant philanthropy program by establishing a strong network of relationships with internal and external constituencies. Before joining Sinai, Mindy was the Director of Member Relations and Executive Search at The Alliance for Children and Families – an international not-for-profit membership trade association. During her tenure at The Alliance, Mindy developed and managed a national executive recruitment service and authored The Nonprofit Guide to Executive Search. Mindy traveled extensively to a wide variety of nonprofits to assess their individual needs and opportunities and recommended plans to assist them. Prior to her position at The Alliance, she was the Community Relations Coordinator for United Cerebral Palsy of Southeastern Wisconsin. Mindy is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an alumna of Future Milwaukee. In 2003 Mindy was named one of 24 “Women of Influence” by The Business Journal , she was featured in the Milwaukee Magazine September 2002 cover story, “35 Faces of the Future” highlighting a “new generation of Milwaukee leaders” and was featured in Milwaukee Magazine’s 2006 Charitable Events Guide in its lead story “Training Tomorrow’s Leaders.” Most recently, Mindy was honored in 2016 by Hope Shining Blue with the Wings Beneath Our Wings Award. She presently serves on several community advisory committees and gives of her time to many local organizations.

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Curriculum Vitae

Leading Transitions LLC

President & CEO
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2002 – Present

Executive Transition Initiative

Founder
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2005 – 2010

Aurora Sinai Medical Center

Director of Philanthropy
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1999 – 2002

  • Member, Philanthropy Strategic Planning Committee, Aurora Health Care (AHC)
  • Member, Grants Management Group, AHC
  • Member, Innovation Strategies Team, AHC
  • Member, Task Force on Domestic Violence, AHC
  • Member, Planning Committees for Programs of UW-Medical School, AHC
  • Member, Senior Leadership Team, Aurora Sinai Medical Center, ASMC
  • Staff Chair, Steering Committee of Wisconsin Parkinson’s Institute Board of Directors, ASMC
  • Co-Founder, Healing Center for Sexual Assault Survivors, ASMC
  • Liaison, Masonic Diagnostic Center Board, ASMC
  • Co-Chair, Employee Partnership Campaign, ASMC
  • Member, Spiritual Care and Health Council, ASMC
  • Staff Representative, History on the Hospitals Committee, ASMC
The Alliance for Children & Families

formerly Family Service America, Inc.
Director, Member Relations and Executive Search
Member Relations Coordinator
Public Inquiry Specialist
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1995 – 1999

  • Developed and managed international executive recruitment service within organization
  • Author, The Nonprofit Guide to Executive Search
  • Created and implemented member relations and retention programs
  • Tracked national trends in nonprofit management and built related consultation database
  • Initiated and facilitated innovative partnerships with other national associations
United Cerebral Palsy of Southeastern Wisconsin

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1994 – 1995

Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1993 – 1994

Brigham and Women’s Hospital – Harvard Medical School

Boston, Massachusetts
1991 – 1993


Awards & Honors

  • Hope Shining Blue
  • WCASA Honors

Academic Achievement

University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin
B.A., Sociology

Future Milwaukee

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Graduate, Annual Community Leadership Academy – by nomination

Annie E. Casey Foundation

Baltimore, MD
Executive Transition Management Course

Explore a relationship with Leading Transitions today: 414.228.9860  |  info@leadingtransitions.com

Testimonials

"Although still early in our re-org process, it appears clear I owe you.

I’m certainly feeling much more optimistic regarding the opportunities that might be possible during this challenging time of transition. Thank you for your insights, connections, and support."
"Mindy, thank you so much. It has been such a pleasure to work with you. Thank you for your flexibility. I have so enjoyed working with the staff and our boards since I took the interim role. We are in a better place today and I am very appreciative of all of the work our staff has done to get us here. It is a wonderful job. I look forward to our future. Thanks again for everything."
"Thank you so much for your time and inspiration today. Knowing how many calls you get like mine, I truly appreciate the time you took to network and to provide me with a road map on how to start transitioning my career. Thank you for making the world a better place."
"Mindy is a life changing human
who is incredible in this community."
"I genuinely appreciated the time you gave me and the candid information you provided. It was very helpful and will hopefully help me make a more informed decision.
I will be in touch."
"I saw the person you referred me to yesterday and was reflecting on how much I value knowing her and learning from her. Without your introduction, I don’t know if that would have happened. Thank you for being a connector, such a strong judge of character, and for adding to the joy in my own life."
"I could not be more grateful for your encouragement and coaching. You're THE BEST. I can't say it loudly enough. I couldn't be more grateful for your how selflessly you've supported and guided me."
"Thank you for spending some of your valuable time with me yesterday. I enjoyed my conversation with you and learning more about your organization and the direction you provide nonprofits to navigate transition."
"Thank you so much for your support today – and every day, for that matter. Your smile, positive attitude, and passion for our organization is so inspiring. I appreciate having you in my life!"
"Getting to know you personally, and prevailing upon your insight into the non-profit world of Milwaukee has been one of the greatest gifts of this summer and fall. Your generosity has allowed me opportunities for participation and service that are immeasurable as a result of your guidance. I am really excited about this new chapter, and especially the chances you have given me to impact the issues and organizations I care most about. I am deeply grateful for everything."
"We were so fortunate to have you speak to our members, and I appreciate your time and effort in preparing for us. You excel at speaking and taking the time to know your audience - THANK YOU. I look forward to our paths crossing again soon."
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Testimonials

"Many thanks for sharing your wealth of knowledge and experience at today's executive transitions program. You did a terrific job leading the discussion and keeping the conversation flowing and focused."