About the Founder
Douglas Fletcher is a Business and Organization Development practitioner who has assisted corporate, non-profit, and legal clients throughout the U.S. and is recognized as an expert in the field. As the Founder and Principal of Alchemy Leadership, LLC, Douglas Fletcher focuses on partnering with clients to assess opportunities for improvement, create a plan of action, and produce measurable results.

Douglas has over 20 years of professional experience and has been working in the organization development field since 1997. He assists clients by listening to their needs, encouraging them to articulate their goals and uses a systemic approach of analyzing issues at the interpersonal, group, and organizational levels. As an Organization Development Consultant he uses the methodologies of Action Research and Process Consulting to assist clients in generating accurate data and utilizing the knowledge and resources that exist within their organizations. He partners with clients and draws on his diagnostic skills, compassion, and sense of humor to assist them in improving the effectiveness of their organizations.
He partners with a number of consulting firms including Shirley Fletcher & Associates, Inc; Elsie Y. Cross Associates, Inc; Vernā Myers Consulting Group, LLP; and Resource Associates Corporation. His education includes a Master of Science in Organizational Development from American University, and Organization & Systems Development from the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland. He is also a member of the NTL Institute for Applied Behavioral Science and The Greater Bethesda-Chevy Chase Chamber of Commerce.

Clients he has supported include: Wachovia Bank • Fulbright & Jaworski LLP • Nike • The Federal Aviation Administration •Miles & Stockbridge P.C. • Synovus Bank • Verizon •Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP •  Lucent Technologies •  Head Start • The National Association of Housing Cooperatives, • and the Institute for Conservation Leadership.

“As an OD Consultant & Practitioner, Doug brings his full self to each interaction, allowing clients and partners to benefit from his broad business acumen and HR knowledge. I had the pleasure of partnering with Doug in providing change management consulting and diversity education to a key client group. His engaging, consultative approach and subject matter expertise was critical in fostering insight, candid dialogue and creative results.  He is skilled at pinpointing the precise content and delivery method needed and in providing relevant OD perspectives to effectively support the client.  I'm delighted he is launching his own business!”

Krisann McCormick, VP and Senior Organizational Consultant
Wachovia Corporation

“Douglas Fletcher has worked with my firm for over three years. His Organization Development expertise adds value to our services. He is a skilled facilitator with a high sense of integrity and is committed to helping client achieve their goals. I recommend his services and plan to continue working with Douglas at Vernā Myers Consulting Group, LLC.”

Vernā Myers, Principal
Vernā Myers Consulting Group, LLC

“Doug brings a down to earth, wise and inspiring voice to his work facilitating leaders and their teams. He offers new ways of understanding and moving through dilemmas leaders’ face that immediately enable people to move forward with greater resiliency and focus and accomplish their goals with greater ease and less wasted motion. You'll find in Doug a willing partner who wants to understand your business and the challenges you face as well as what you aspire to create. He then responds with proven strategies that leave you on solid ground, confident and aligned with others. I highly recommend Doug."

Dan Holden, President
Daniel Holden & Associates