Our Team

We believe that organizations today need leaders that challenge the status quo. At Sutherland Partnership, we are not afraid to think differently. Our team of talented consultants from across the country has a common goal: to help our clients succeed by creating ethical leaders and engaging cultures.

Our experts bring diverse experience from their military and civilian careers to offer clients leadership design and values-based culture measurement.

Contact us to speak with a member of our team.


Colonel David W. Sutherland

Founder and President

Colonel David W. Sutherland is the founder of Sutherland Partnership. The principles and operational structure of his “Lead from the Front” Leadership are based on his exceptional military experiences. From his 29 years of service, including as a Brigade Commander in Iraq, he modernized critical core leader competencies such as ethical leadership development, winning as a team during uncertainty and visualizing solutions to achieve results. Understanding the complexities of diverse… Read more


Carly Brasseux

Marketing Consultant

Carly Brasseux is President and Owner of Carly Brasseux Consulting. Carly mobilizes partners and resources to help clients develop effective marketing solutions. Through brand awareness and solidifying an organization's community identity, she proactively builds and maintains relationships to increase marketing position. Carly creates and executes branding, marketing and communication strategies that raises her client's community identity. Carly Brasseux Consulting increases an… Read more


Daniel Patrick Forrester

Strategic Business Partner

Daniel Patrick Forrester is the Founder and Managing Partner of THRUUE . Forrester is an author, strategist and navigator of organizational and cultural change impacting commercial, not for profit and government entities. He has worked with the top leaders of organizations from every facet of American life and commerce. He frames and facilitates moments of profound reflection where disruptive initiatives are imagined and then launched; or, he helps organizations question their relevancy, plan… Read more

David Hasenbalg


David is President of Customized Solutions. David helps transform organizations by shaping cultures, develop leaders, and building teams that are essential to producing business results. He is a former US Army officer and an accomplished consultant with more than twenty years of experience in leadership, operations management, process improvement, and executive coaching. In addition to being a successful Army officer, has served as a leader in innovative technology… Read more


Tim Karcher


Tim Karcher serves as a Leadership and Organizational Culture Expert for Sutherland Partnership, after having served over 25 years as a U.S. Army Infantry officer. During his military career, Karcher led, trained, and commanded multiple organizations, up to battalion-level. Throughout his career, he focused on assessing individual and unit culture and values, and developing sound plans to enhance unit effectiveness… Read more


Marie Manning

Public Relations Consultant

Marie is an award-winning communications and content strategist with 20 years of experience developing and implementing public affairs and marketing communications programs for government, non-profit and private sector organizations. She has extensive expertise managing organizational branding, community/public outreach, social and multimedia communications, content creation/distribution, media relations, large-scale events and crisis communications. Marie is an accomplished writer, presenter… Read more


Paul McKellips


Paul McKellips is a content developer with leading edge skillsets in all aspects of STRATCOM, business communications, MARCOM, training systems and instructional design. Every project McKellips delivers is mission driven, metrics based, audience-centric, and designed for maximum for engagement. McKellips has a 30-year track record of innovative success and accomplishments as an author, writer, editor, motion picture director and television producer working in Hollywood, Washington, DC, Iraq and… Read more


Colonel Duncan S. Milne

Workforce Development Consultant

Colonel Duncan S. Milne, USMC (Ret.) is a leader with 25 years of active duty combat and non-combat experience in the United States Marine Corps, serving primarily as an AH-1W attack helicopter pilot. Colonel Milne held key leadership and command positions from all through his career until his retirement from active duty in 2011… Read more