we believe in a unique and customized experience for each and every client.

our approach

True North has a deep bench of team members to provide support for a variety of services. True North experts include facilitators, trainers, graphic designers, research analysts, content editors, and those with a variety of other skill sets to meet your organization's needs.

President Jeff Defranco

Organizational Development, Leadership Development, Management Training, Community Visioning, 360-degree Evaluation, Board Development, Public Finance Campaigns, Public Relations


Founded in 2002, True North Consulting Services is an independent consulting firm that focuses on organizational development. We have experience working with public and private organizations in a variety of industries ranging from education to health care. True North provides services in strategic planning, leadership training, group development and the creation of communication materials. In addition, True North works in public relations and supports public finance campaigns (e.g. school bond measures).

With a pool of skilled independent subcontractors, True North is able to offer a full package of professional services.

Jeff DeFranco has a master's degree from the University of Oregon in educational leadership with an emphasis in organizational development. Jeff has more than 15 years' experience facilitating groups and leadership development activities.

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