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Founder & Chief Executive Officer


About Lauren

Lauren is a management consultant, coach, and leadership thought partner who draws upon her background in business, psychology, and neuroscience to create impactful solutions that drive organizational performance. Currently, she is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer for LPI Consulting. Lauren started LPI Consulting with the vision to create a consulting company that embodies the values and best practices that she brings to her clients. Lauren’s passion is the employee experience and creating work places that engage and empower people. She believes that organizations with high levels of employee engagement create environments that foster maximum human performance potential.


Prior to LPI Consulting, Lauren served as Senior Organizational Development Consultant for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) where she was responsible for designing and implementing the first internally managed coaching program, leading employee engagement initiatives, serving as a subject matter expert on leadership development, team effectiveness, and program evaluation, and supporting the stand up of an organizational development function. 


Before joining the FDA as an internal consultant, Lauren spent over 10 years serving as an external management consultant at small to large firms (e.g., Suntiva, Booz Allen Hamilton, Human Technology, Information Experts, Apex Performance Strategies). Lauren served in various leadership and client delivery roles where she focused on helping organizations in the areas of organizational development, human capital, leadership development, talent management, employee engagement, coaching, and evaluation.


Her experience cuts across industries (including: telecom, software, biotech, pharmaceuticals, education, aerospace, healthcare, manufacturing, finance, cybersecurity, regulatory and the federal government) and consists of both public and private sector agencies as an internal and external consultant.


On a personal level, Lauren enjoys staying active and the outdoors. She spends her free time with her family and yellow lab, kiteboarding in the Outer Banks, boating, and running.

Key Skills
  • Strategic Human Capital Plans

  • Career Paths and Guides

  • Employee Engagement

  • Organizational Assessment & Diagnosis

  • 360 Degree Assessment and Feedback

  • Survey Design and Analysis

  • Team Development

  • Program Evaluation

  • Strategic Human Resource Management

  • Competency Modeling

  • Workforce Planning

  • Leadership Development

  • Workforce Development

  • Learning Needs Assessment

  • Instructional Design​

  • Strategic Planning

  • Coaching

  • Succession Planning

  • Facilitation

  • Change Management

  • Coaching Program Design &  Management

  • Project and Program Management

Education & Certifications


  • B.A. Clinical Counseling Psychology, Washington College, Chestertown, MD

  • M.A. Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Alliant International University, San Diego, CA



  • Brain Based Coaching Certification (ICF accredited), NeuroLeadership Institute

  • Resilient Leadership Certified Coach

  • Kirkpatrick Certified Professional – Bronze Level, Kirkpatrick Partners, LCC

  • Hogan Assessment Certification, Hogan Assessment Systems, Inc.



  • Emotional Intelligence (Talentsmart)

  • Designing Learning (ASTD)

  • Instructional Design for Performance Improvement, Univ. of Southern California, Rossier School of Ed.

  • Building Motivation for Distance Learning and Classroom Courses, Univ. of Southern California, Rossier School of Ed.

  • Instructional Design for Guided Experiential Learning, Univ. of Southern California, Rossier School of Ed.


  • Lominger 360, Talentsmart 360, Novations 360, Humtech 360 Complete, DISC, Blanchard Situational Leadership, Insight Inventory, MBTI, Hogan Leadership Assessment, OPM Leadership Profiler, OPM 360

Clients Supported

Federal Government

  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)

  • Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

  • Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

  • Missile Defense Agency (MDA)

  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

  • Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)

  • Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

  • United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

  • Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

  • Department of Health and Human Services University (HHSU)

  • Department of Energy (DOE)

Commercial / Private

  • Illumina

  • Apria Healthcare

  • Invitrogen

  • Sony

  • Teledyne

  • Newegg

  • Quest Software

  • University California San Diego Extension

  • Concerro

  • Bumblebee

  • Wolf Gordon

  • Biosite

  • Pontiac of San Diego

  • Bally Total Fitness

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