We help organizations evolve in a socially conscious world.


VEGA Partners LLC exists to help individuals, teams, businesses and organizations shine their brightest light on the world.
Our name, “Vega,” derives from what is arguably one of the most important stars in the sky after the Sun. Through our range of planning, professional development and support services, we guide our clients to find their true north — centering equity, promoting human welfare and solving societal issues.


We do the right thing for the greater good, even when no one is looking or there is no pressure to do it.


We put ourselves in your shoes, which helps us deliver creative and excellent service.


We work with you, in lockstep, in service to the best ideas for advancing our shared mission.


We win when you win, and that drives us to innovate and reach higher.

Leadership & Team

VEGA Partners LLC is a woman-owned and led company that is building on the personal legacy and the city of Chicago’s entrepreneurial spirit. Our consulting collective and staff reflect diverse experiences and sectors, and bridge many disciplines into a cohesive approach to develop social impact inventiveness for companies, philanthropies, and the public sector.

Suzanne Griffith

Founder & CEO

Growing up on multiple continents helped Suzanne develop an early understanding of the implications of race, identity, and the shifting scales of equity. As a student of cultural anthropology, her career in corporate social responsibility, philanthropy, and entrepreneurship, grounds VEGA Partners’ mission of creating brilliant global impact rooted in racial and social equity. Today, Suzanne guides the growth of VEGA Partners in providing excellent service and creative solutions for socially conscious companies, civic, and philanthropic organizations.

Terri Johnson Consultant
Terri began the work of unpacking and defining the equity, inclusion and diversity at the beginning of the movement. She is committed to building a world free of racism and helping organizations find the pathway to inclusion in consulting on equity frameworks, strategy, and leadership. She dances with a professional company when not reading magical realism.
Kim Casey Director
Kim is a program and people management specialist with extensive experience in civic engagement, diversity and inclusion, thought leadership, training and curriculum development. Seasoned with implementation of action plans around industry social issues.
Christina Tarrant Dantzler Digital Design Consultant
Christina matches her innate design talent with empathy and great listening skills. Her understanding of the digital space and creativity optimizes organizational strategies in today’s marketing landscape.
Eli Marsh Client Services


Illume is our corporate citizenship program. Through pro bono consulting, grant making, and volunteerism, we help spark future success for non-profit organizations working in the areas of arts and out-of-school time education.



We believe in partnering to create greater, brighter brilliance. We are proud to count the following minority- and women-led businesses as strategic partners serving clients across the country:

The Farrell Group

Ridley Law


Prado & Renteria

That’s So Creative Media


VEGA Partners seeks multi-disciplined, experienced professionals that can develop equity-forward social impact solutions. 


We currently have opportunities for consultant, affiliate consultants and staff. 

Current Openings

  • Consultant 
  • Affiliate Consultant 
  • Staff Roles