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Empowering through purposeful strategic development.

You have an idea, we have a plan.

Strategic consulting and brand-focused solutions furthering the advancement of purpose-driven innovators and industry disruptors.

Dr. Leeja Carter


A Fulbright Scholar, feminist changemaker, and expert on inclusive and equity-focused practice. Dr. Carter is also the Founder and Executive Director at the Coalition for Food and Health Equity and inaugural (Past) Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) Diversity and Inclusion Executive Board Division Head. She toils in racial equity, health, and access often and brings her wide range of skills in research, program management, development, fundraising, and leading to help social entrepreneurs and changemakers accomplish practical goals with visionary reach. Dr. Carter is experienced in growth, development, and strategy having worked for trailblazing racial, gender, and reproductive justice non-profits such as Black Women’s Blueprint and A Women’s Way. Dr. Carter received a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University, a Post-Master’s Certification in Exercise Science from the California University of Pennsylvania, and a Ph.D. in Kinesiology with a concentration in the Psychology of Human Movement from Temple University.


About LCA

LCA provides development and growth strategy services to social justice-oriented small and mid-size community programs, nonprofits, and social entrepreneurs. We represent ideas created to champion change.


Our development and grant writing services assist organizations in obtaining the necessary support needed to develop and advance their impactful missions.

Brand Strategy

We are here to assist you in aligning your ideas and work to create a distinctive and distinguished brand. Through business planning and brand-focused strategic development, we assist organizations and individuals with establishing a solid organizational structure, brand identity, and mission.

Business Management

Our in-house project management services allow industry disruptors, builders, and visionaries to focus on advancing their work while LCA supports the daily organization, efficiency, business, and task management of the daily project grind.


Development and growth strategy services for
social justice-oriented small and mid-size community programs, nonprofits, and social entrepreneurs.