Cynthia Mills
(704) 604-3005 | email
Founder, President & CEO

The Leaders' Haven, LLC


Trinity Ridge 4086 Country Overlook Drive, Ft. Mill, South Carolina 29715 United States

About Us

The Leaders’ Haven™ partners with clients to align for impact & exceed  expectations in strategy, governance, and leadership. A consultancy serving U.S. and international clients, we create a powerful partnership to co-design the future through strategy by translating “strategic events” into “ongoing strategic dynamics©,” through artful facilitation, designing strategic frameworks, board and high-performance governance transformations, staff retreats and development, leadership workshops, speaking, and coaching.

The Leaders Haven™ creates a safe place for leaders to strategize for relevance, assess capacity, enhance their team’s development, finesse their organization’s challenges, catalyze leadership, facilitate solutions, pilot and test™ innovative options, and achieve personal excellence in meeting the expectations of today’s business and leadership challenges. 

Referred to as “The Board Whisperer™” by clients, founder Cynthia Mills, FASAE, CAE, CMC, CPC, CCRC, engages with leaders to become transformation architects™ - stretching beyond the next logical evolution of organizations to develop leading edge thinkers, influencers, and deliverers of value beyond members’ expectations.  

Enjoy our ongoing content contributions to our community through The Leaders’ View™ online show and The Leaders’ Companion™ newsletter, both launching summer of 2019 and our books and e-books under Valuable Resources at

Our services include:

·     Designing Strategic Frameworks & Visioning Facilitation

·     Board Facilitation

·     Board Orientations & High-Performance Governance

·     Board Governance Studies

·     Board & Officer Coaching

·     Board Retreats

·     Nominations Processes

·     Bylaws Revisions

·     Operational/Organization Assessments

·     Turn-Arounds

·     Change Leadership

·     Staff Retreats

·     Leadership Development Workshops

·     Executive Coaching

·     Generational Transitions

·     Succession/Transition Planning (including Search)

·     Creating a Coaching Culture in the Workplace

·     Keynotes/Workshops

Clients are leaders in the association, foundation, corporate, privately held, small business, and faith-based communities, serving industry, finance, energy, co-op, service, education, health care, scientific, pharmaceutical, legal, marketing, environmental, real estate, engineering, retail, wholesalers-distributors, agriculture, facility management, senior living, publishing, media, transportation, construction, safety, club manager, entertainment, hospitality, restaurant, association management companies, SAEs, philanthropy, fraternity, and faith sectors.

Visit our clients’ testimonials under rave reviews at