LLC is a consulting firm located in Maryland but holds a national reputation for excellence.


Was established to bring personal, team, and leadership growth solutions to organizations, companies, institutions, and communities, and individuals.


Offers carefully tailored options for individuals and businesses wanting to advance in their personal and professional life.

  • Consulting
  • Training
  • Strategic Planning
  • Leadership Development
  • Management Programs 

Consultants are nationally recognized for scholarship, speaking, training, and consulting.

We provide teams and companies with development opportunities through:

  • Training
  • Planning
  • Visioning
  • Focus Groups
  • Workshops
  • Seminars
  • Keynote Speeches
  • Agency Planning
  • Coaching
  • Retreat Planning
  • Visioning Activities
  • Core Value Creation & Implementation

Our Philosophy

We believe that the answer to your greatest challenges is in you! By posing powerful and thought-provoking questions, we seek to help you come to the answers that will work best for you and your team. Alongside this, we provide research and evidence-based strategic insight to help inform your evaluation process.

We realize that our methods cannot be one-size-fits-all. Instead, we depend solely on the nature and needs of our valued clients. We won’t constrain you or your employees to one proprietary model or school of coaching.

Meet our Founder, Lori James-Townes

Lori has over 20 years of teaching, leadership, and management experience.

  • Respected, former faculty member of several universities
  • Member of regional and national leadership organizations
  • Well-versed in the principles of leadership, development, communication, and team building
  • Developed programs that now serve as national models for other agencies

In 2015, The Daily Record Newspaper named her as one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women. In addition to working as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Lori is an author, and a John Maxwell Certified Coach, Teacher, Trainer, and Speaker.