About LocalLeaders.com

Additional categories:

Local Leaders, LLC has additional categories and communities connected to affluent home owners and successful business executives. These categories include: Leaders in Luxury Home Building, Leaders in Wealth Management and Leaders in Retirement Planning.

Leaders in Wealth Management

Local Leaders, LLC also owns Leaders in Wealth Management which connects large asset owners, retirement plan experts, and family foundations with “most trusted and most experienced” money managers in New England. Leaders in Wealth Management is a luxury brand focused on the affluent investor looking to find the “best and brightest” money managers in New England.

Mission and Vision: A Local Business with Global Connections:

Our mission is to connect the investment experts in many categories with the people “you need to know” quickly and easily. Like Linked-in, we are in the “connecting people business” and it is our mission to connect our members and conference attendees with the trusted experts in their community in a face-to-face and engaging environment.

We believe our “local focus” is the key to our success, but it is our vision that this model works in every major city in the United States. Moreover, our model and brand can be extended into new categories like leaders in luxury autos and leaders in luxury real estate. All of the major luxury brands in these categories run global businesses while at the same time want to make local connections. Local Leaders is a local business with global scale.

Stephen Moylan, President and CEO has more than 25 years of experience in online publishing, financial services, conferences, research and database management. Prior experience includes:

  • EVP Asset International and Strategic Insight
  • President Boston division of Reed Business Information (RBI), a Reed Elsevier Company;
  • President of InfoWorld Media, a unit of International Data Group (IDG).  

Prior to IDG, Moylan spent three years at CapCities/ABC as Vice President of Sales and Marketing and spent several years in broadcast radio and cable television. Moylan holds a Masters in Business Administration from the University of San Francisco (1993) where he graduated with honors. He Graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Boston University in 1984.

Who We Are

Welcome to Local Leaders, LLC, a new website that helps affluent homeowners quickly and easily connect with the most trusted and most experienced experts in each of our categories: architects, builders, interior design, landscape design, kitchen and bath, remodeling, and real estate in New England.

We are just getting started and have a lot planned, but wanted to begin with creating a profile page for some of the leading experts in six categories. In addition, we publish a weekly newsletter, the Leader Alert, broadcast audio interviews with leaders in the industry, publish tips from the experts and maintain a large photo library.

Our mission is to take the pain and mystery out of finding – and choosing – the right person or company to help transform an existing home, design and build a custom dream home, or create an inspirational landscape.

The site includes layers of useful information, including profiles of proven local experts, sensational photographs of their work, and testimonials from customers.


Site Introduction

Click here to see a quick introduction for LocalLeaders.com. This animation will show you what we are doing now and what is coming soon. Enjoy!


Website Promotion

Local Leaders continues to build a vibrant community of affluent homeowners and experts from the building trade. We currently advertise and promote our site on Google, Boston.com, NECN.com, and 1510TheZone.com. As part of our new promotion plan, please click below to find a link to our new radio ad. Click here.


Leaders Online Consulting


Leaders Online Consulting: We offer consulting services for our customers both within the luxury home industry and the financial services industry with a special focus on website assessment, analysis of opportunities and areas for improvement. We provide a 5-point recommendation plan. We provide strategic planning, tactical execution and help in transforming your website into a world class destination for your customers and prospects. Our consulting business offers a complete review and "scorecard" for your current site and outlines recommendations for improvements and changes in the future. We also offer planning and recommendations for SEO (Search engine optimization) and SEM (Search engine marketing) programs. If you would like more information, please click the logo above, or click here.

Management Team

Stephen MoylanStephen Moylan, founder, president, and CEO of Local Leaders, has more than 20 years experience in online, publishing, financial services, database management, and conference production. His strength is building successful teams and businesses.

His prior experience includes, EVP at Asset International/Strategic Insight and Moylan was president of the Boston division of Reed Business Information, responsible for a large portfolio of publications, websites, newsletters, and a research group. He traveled extensively in Asia and Europe building global brands for RBI.

Moylan was also President of InfoWorld Media, a unit of International Data Group, and led a team that grew it into the largest computer trade magazine and conference business in the United States and a $100-million company. At that time, Moylan was featured on the cover of Folio magazine as one of the top business-to-business publishers in the United States.

Stephen Moylan - Folio MagazineMoylan attended Boston University on a football scholarship, graduating cum laude in 1984. He has a master’s degree in business administration from the University of San Francisco. He lives north of Boston.


Guntis StrazdsGuntis Strazds, chief technology officer, has more than 25 years experience developing software at companies large and small. He is a strong team player, who enjoys learning new things and staying current.

He was involved in early-stage start-ups at Yoydyne Entertainment, Inc. -- which was acquired by Yahoo, Inc., in 1998 – and Echelon Development Corporation.

He also was principal engineer in the multimedia products group at Lotus Development Company and software architect at Learningways, a division of Davidson & Associates, Inc.

Strazds was vice-president of software development for ThingWorld Multimedia and chief software architect at Interactive Constructs, which was acquired by Follett in 2007.

Strazds graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he had a grade point average of 4.9 on a 5.0 scale, with dual degrees in computer science and philosophy and linguistics. He was a Phi Beta Kappa.

Strazds is an avid reader and martial arts black belt, who enjoys running, hiking, and motorcycle touring.

Contact Information

Contact Information
Local Leaders, LLC
9 Lakemans Lane
Ipswich, MA 01930