Althea Luehrsen Details
Althea has been the CEO of Leadership Buffalo in since January 2012. Prior to her appointment to Leadership Buffalo, she was at the University at Buffalo for over ten years holding the positions of the Executive Director of UB’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership and Assistant Vice President for Corporate and Foundation Relations. She was recently named to the board of directors for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Buffalo, and is an Honorary Lifetime Member of the University at Buffalo Alumni Association and UB’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Alumni Association and Leadership Buffalo, Inc. as a 2010 graduate and class chair.
With over forty years of work experience, her expertise encompasses sales, marketing, strategic planning, fundraising, nonprofit management and entrepreneurship with the latter being gained through directing the center and as the owner of several Western New York businesses.
In addition to her work at Leadership Buffalo, Inc., Ms. Luehrsen is the President/Owner of Strategic Solutions Group specializing in strategic plan facilitation and small business consulting. Past clients include the UB Alumni Association, Kevin Guest House, Buffalo Niagara Manufacturing Alliance, Empire State College, National Federation for Just Communities (NFJC), IMALIFE, The Buffalo Zoological Society, Allpro Parking, LLC, and Buffalo State College Office of Student Affairs.