Improve Group President & CEO, Leah Goldstein Moses
Founder & CEO
Leah Goldstein Moses leads The Improve Group. She has attracted creative and wise staff who are committed to the mission-driven organizations we serve. She loves connecting the dots between issues. She is constantly thinking about what data can tell us to help make the world a better place. Leah is a mentor and teacher and has introduced hundreds of philanthropic, nonprofit, public and corporate leaders to evaluation.

Brings to the Team

  • Innovation and new ideas.
  • Thoughtful analysis to help leaders more fully understand the issues they face.
  • A love of people that helps her build positive, productive relationships.
  • The ability to help partners navigate through complex challenges and find consensus.
  • A strength at clearly communicating complex ideas in a way that’s engaging and leads to deeper conversations.
  • Wisdom about the entire mission-driven sector gained from working with hundreds of organizations.
  • A practice of being a thoughtful listener.

Work Experience

  • The Improve Group (2000–present)
  • Office of the Legislative Auditor (2000)
  • University of Minnesota (1999–2000)
  • Coral Springs Police Department (1997–98)
  • Florida Department of Children & Families Services (1996–97)


  • BA, Macalester College
  • Master in Urban and Regional Planning, Humphrey Institute, University of Minnesota

Brings to the Community

  • Volunteer, school and sports activities, Eagan, MN 
  • Cornerstone, Research and Evaluation Committee Member
  • National Day One, Board Member

Beyond the Bio

Leah has a strong competitive streak that comes out in unexpected ways. Faced with a late day at work followed by an evening of kid’s activities, she has been known to give herself a high-five if she manages to figure out a dinner that includes more than one food group.