Cathie Leimbach is a leadership expert who serves leaders, boards, and senior staff teams across the United States and Canada. As President and Senior Consultant at Agon Leadership, she specializes in board governance, leadership team building, and strategic planning. Cathie has served on a diversity of boards, frequently holding officer positions including Chair, and has been the Executive Director of a non-profit. She was a cofounder, and is currently an affiliate, of Strive!, the developer of the governance book, The Imperfect Board Member, and the GEM Board Assessment. Cathie is also a Premier Partner with Appreciation at Work. She is recognized as an outstanding facilitator who engages board and management team members in understanding foundational principles and exploring new ideas for enhanced understanding, retention, and application.