About Us

Southeast Leadership Consulting, LLC

Southeast Leadership leverages nearly 25 years of legal practice working with a variety of individuals in many different types of organizations – whether large or small – and combines that experience with expertise in IO Psychology to give you superior results.

Cheairs Porter

Cheairs Porter

Founder and Principal
  • Worked with board members, elected officials, state officers, and chief executive officers through difficult transitions, worked on cultural transformation, and reorganized complex organizations.
  • Worked with complex businesses, non-profits, hospitals, governmental entities, and other professional practices.
  • Used assessments and 360-degree feedback in development.
  • Assisted in selecting and exiting high level individuals.
  • Worked with HR professionals in helping them execute initiatives.
  • In a 25-year legal career, represented many boards, and practiced in corporate, government, ethics, employment, and healthcare (hospitals & physicians).
  • Former General Counsel for the Attorney General of the State of Alabama, and also for the Medical Association of the State of Alabama.
  • AV Rated Attorney – highest in ethics and ability by Martindale Hubbell.
  • Certified in Hogan Assessments (Advanced); MBTI; TalentTelligent; & executive coaching.*
  • International coaching experience.

* Certified in executive coaching by ICF certified entity, certified in conflict management & high performance.


M.A., IO Psychology, University of Georgia
LL.M., in Health Law, DePaul University College of Law
J.D., University of Alabama School of Law
B.A., English, Birmingham-Southern College
Runner, bee-keeper, gardener, dog-person, and wine-maker.