A leader asks “How can I be a part of the solution and not part of the problem?” Annette Miller, founder of the strategic advising firm, EQT by Design and alum of Leadership Greater Madison 08, raises that question on the LGM podcast Lead from Where You Are. During her conversation with LGM Alumni Association Council President Jack Williams and LGM28 member Margarita Avila, Annette talks about the importance of listening to diverse voices and to always be your authentic self. She shares how her LGM experience helped her create lasting relationships and experience unfamiliar perspectives.


About Annette Miller

Founder + CEO, EQT by Design

EQT By Design is a strategic advising firm that uses a design-thinking approach to embed diversity, equity and inclusion at its core.As CEO and founder of EQT By Design, Annette Miller’s passion is ensuring that inclusion and engagement are front and center in her work. Annette is committed to the deconstruction of processes and practices that create inequity within organizations and systems. Annette launched EQT By Design to focus on developing diverse, inclusive, sustainable strategies in public engagement, equitable community development projects, and organizational cultural change management. Annette’s career spans decision-making roles across state and local government and as an executive in the private sector. She brings 25 years of strong professional policy and analytic skills, and a wide network of community, government, and business relationships, especially with Dane County’s diverse populations.