Stragility is about success. Your success. Our expertise in market research, talent solutions, and strategic planning and execution make us the ideal partner to help you transform your company. We work with you to competitively position your business and find new ways to engage your teams and customers. Together, we elevate your game.

Stragility is a proud NYS Certified Women Business Enterprise (WBE).

Our purpose is to guide leaders to be at their best so their organizations and teams can thrive.


Continually Elevating The Game

Whether it is a client we are serving or in our own personal lives, we are consistently working to improve, to elevate our game, and to help clients take it to the next level.

Collective Brain Power

We recognize the power of multiple perspectives and the integration of diverse skill sets – together we are better.

A Focused Direction

We understand there are numerous distractions, and that’s why we focus on what will move the dial and make the difference in advancing our clients’ mission.

We Embrace Humor

Our lack of somberness need not be confused with a lack of seriousness. We get things done while simultaneously embracing laughter and taking joy in the process.

We're Poised and Polished

We bring the calm, cool, and collected to every situation, because living in the solution, not the problem, is the way we progress.

Professional Business Strategy

Our values center around making our clients better as a result of our presence
and making it last in our absence.


We immerse ourselves in our clients’ industry and best practices to ensure our guidance is both astute and practical.


We constructively share information and insight, managing all situations with polished professionalism and a dose of levity


We set the example and act in a way that exemplifies our expectations of every relationship, at every level.


We surround ourselves with people that bring out the best in one another, excelling as individuals because of that dynamic.

Our Team

Each member of the Stragility team brings a niche expertise and a proven track record to the client experience. We work together seamlessly, providing a dynamic engagement that is thorough, thoughtful, and above all, successful.

Catharine Potvin

Catharine E. Potvin Brown

Founder & CEO, Lead Strategic Planning Facilitator

With more than two decades of strategic planning experience, Catharine leads Stragility’s planning and execution services. Her straightforward and polished approach is appreciated by those seeking an honest and effective partnership for change.

Brooke Elizabeth

Brooke Elizabeth

Senior Talent Strategist & Executive Coach

For over 20 years, Brooke has consulted with medium and large corporations to help bridge business goals and people strategies. An entrepreneurial and results-oriented talent specialist, she assists leaders of all size companies in developing comprehensive strategies that provide common goals and lasting competitive advantages.

Kelly Palmer

Kelly Palmer

Senior Market Strategist

A market strategist with over 20 years of experience, Kelly leads Stragility’s research and analysis services. Having worked with organizations of every size throughout the country, her knowledge spans a variety of industries, including electric utilities and suppliers, hospitality, higher education, and public radio.

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Lisa McGrath

Senior Talent Strategist & Executive Coach

A seasoned leader for more than 25 years, Lisa provides expertise in all facets of people engagement and management, including workforce planning, talent acquisition, onboarding, employee relations, executive coaching, and leadership and training development.

Our Clients

Stragility’s process has made a difference for companies across numerous sectors, including finance, law, technology, recruiting, and real estate. We are proud to partner with these amazing companies:


“Our firm has been great at idea generation, but weak on overall execution. Stragility helps us eliminate distractions, get right to the heart of an issue, and provide simplified and strategic solutions. Stragility has become a key partner in our firm’s progress, and I love working with Catharine!”

Deb Pollard

Deb PollardPresident & COO - Fenimore Asset Management

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