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Management is doing things right…
Leadership is doing the right things

WHY M&A

Morris & Associates brings over 35 years of executive level leadership experience that has allowed us the ability to create an array of boutique services encased in an experiential delivery model that supports individual and collective leadership goals while fostering organizational success. 

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Linda
morris williams

President & CEO

Linda is a seasoned executive leader with over 35 years of extensive experience and background as a C Suite administrator, strategist, trusted advisor, and compliance specialist (CCEP). Linda has earned a reputation as a highly capable and personable leader whose experience has proven instrumental in building strong internal and external relationships critical towards resolving complex issues within public and private organizations.

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ANN
BRIGGS ADDO

Senior Associate

Ann Briggs Addo has served in a variety of management and leadership positions for over 30 years, much of this time spent in higher education.  For most of her career Ann served as a strategist and principal advisor to C-suite executives, gaining the reputation as an empathetic and capable leader of high integrity who is fair, candid, and a problem solver.  Ann has been recognized consistently for her commitment  to diversity and to the leadership development and empowerment of colleagues at all levels.

NAVIGATING THE GRAY

Organizations and institutions are operating in ever evolving environments where the challenges are complex, there are fewer clear and straightforward answers to problems and situations, and strategies must be both flexible and agile.  Developing different shades of “gray” is critical towards achieving both individual and organizational success.
 
Executive leaders in this new paradigm have to navigate not only the complexity of this changing landscape, but also respond to the demands of the role while remaining accountable to an array of stakeholders. In addition, they need to be the external face of the organization or institution while also serving as an ambassador and primary advocate for building and nurturing both internal and external relationships needed to move the organizational or institutional agenda forward. 

This environment demands executive level coaching that hones and strengthens leadership skills, strategic decision-making guidance, innovative community engagement platforms, and expert analysis of complex political and social landscapes.  Moreover, guidance to build collaborative partnerships and inclusive work environments using emotional intelligence to assist executives and managers during various phases of their leadership and administrative responsibilities is a valuable resource and service that experienced consultants can provide.