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Darcelle C. Lahr

Professor of Business Practice
John and Martha Davidson Endowed Professsor


BS, Stanford University
MBA, California State University, East Bay
MA, Mills College
EdD, Mills College

Professional Interests

Business growth strategy, business ethics, management consulting, entrepreneurship/small business management, program management


In addition to her roles at Mills College at Northeastern University, Lahr is president and CEO of Integral Consulting Group, a woman-/minority-owned management consulting practice; she’s also the founder and executive director of L.C. and Lillie Cox Haven of Hope, supporting socially minded entrepreneurs and small business owners in delivering valuable services to vulnerable communities. Lahr brings a unique breadth of professional expertise in business strategy, program management, due diligence, construction, and operations, as well as a keen understanding of the dynamics and challenges of micro- and social-enterprise business leadership. Her passion is in providing compassionate, seasoned guidance to social change agents in transitioning from early-stage visionaries to purposeful, ethical leaders and governance directors. Lahr’s current programs address systemic inequities for marginalized and (re)entering communities through social entrepreneurship. She is a Licensed Mechanical Engineer in California.

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