Who We Are

Ms. Hoes is an accomplished executive with over 25 years experience developing leadership, technical, organizational and governance solutions. She helps leaders develop business solutions by working with senior management to clarify their top agendas, develop effective implementation strategies to mobilize the workforce to achieve sustainable results. She develops strategic business solutions focused on executive leadership and management development to increase profitability and growth in competitive markets. She is known for integrating competing portfolios within an organization’s silos to achieve targeted business results. In addition to her professional career, Ms. Hoes has devoted over 25 years supporting women and minorities to enter, advance and become leaders in the private and public sectors.

For LcHG Laurie focuses on Strategy, Governance and Operations

Ms. Gold is an experienced executive and international management consultant with over 25 years experience in the private and public sectors. She is results oriented with extensive leadership, strategy, and management experience. She is known for leading U.S. and international engagements, driving sustained performance while balancing strategy and planning with implementation for timely and on budget deliveries. Her multicultural experience supports her ability to influence across boundaries and cultures – country and corporate. She has operational experience in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America, including G-8, developing- and post-conflict countries. Ms. Gold is fluent in English, Spanish, German and French; basic Italian.

For LcHG Gabriela focuses on Executive Development and Change Management

Ms. Shoemaker is a senior-level consultant and attorney with more than 15 years of private and public sector, academic, and think tank experience. A recognized leader in gender equity issues, she designs strategic planning processes, advisory and governance structures, expands strategic partnerships, develops messaging and communications, and designs and implements new programs. She has contributed significant research, policy analysis, and thought leadership for public sector and non-profit institutions. Ms. Shoemaker has a deep understanding of policy advocacy strategies and issue-based coalition-building. Her expertise includes curricula development on leadership and public policy as well as expertise in international affairs and conflict resolution. She skillfully engages with multi-sector, multi-cultural, and multi-generational stakeholders, and mentors leaders.

For LcHG Jolynn focuses on Global Business Strategy and Gender Equity

Dr. Armin Hoes is a decorated US Air Force veteran. After graduating from the United States Air Force Academy, he completed training in Air Force Intelligence. His military assignments included supporting signals intelligence operations in support of combat missions in Iraq and Afghanistan. Dr. Hoes has strong leadership skills and outstanding problem solving ability.  After five years of active duty service, he went on to graduate from Howard University College of Medicine and has advanced training in Neurology, Psychiatry and General Internal Medicine. He has clinical experience in a variety of healthcare settings including academic and community- based practice models. Dr. Hoes also has extensive experience in both Veterans Health facilities and medically underserved communities. He is an expert in evidence-based practice guidelines for evaluation and treatment of numerous medical conditions with particular emphasis on mental health. He has been an Instructor for medical education and is highly adaptable especially in dynamic work environments. Dr. Hoes is known for his interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills.

For LcHG Armin consults on Veterans Health Affairs and Medical Research

Ms. Hoes is a seasoned project coordinator fluent in information and data management, customer relationship management; and pre- and post- event planning. She has over 20 years of experience as an innovative and creative thinker. She excels at crisis management, works well on teams and independently and is known for her innovative ideas in branding and marketing. Ms. Hoes provides effective communication across businesses, cultures, and portfolios. Her branding and media expertise include campaign design and coordination.  She is also known for developing scripts, characters and skits used in executive coaching in order to bring life to challenging relationships and issues.

For LcHG Nicole advises on Project Coordination, Branding, and Media