Lacey Leone McLaughlin

Lacey Leone McLaughlin is a leadership coaching and talent management professional with demonstrated experience in marketing, designing, and delivering cutting-edge consulting services to Global/Fortune 100, midsized and entrepreneurial-led start-up companies. She is President of LLM Consulting Group, Inc., which focuses on executive coaching, talent management, performance management, leadership development and diversity and inclusion. She has over 15 years of experience helping leaders deliver business results by focusing on clearly identified personal and organizational goals. Lacey advises all levels of leaders with a particular emphasis on leadership transitions and leadership effectiveness coaching. She has designed, implemented and facilitated large-scale change, strategy, coaching, learning and development initiatives.

Lacey spent over nine years as the Director of Executive Education at USC’s Center for Effective Organizations (CEO) in the Marshall School of Business. Her role focused on running two lines of business that translated thought leadership into programs, leadership development and consulting offerings that lead to lasting organizational change. While under her leadership, CEO’s Executive Education and Learning programs were ranked in the Top 5 of all Leadership Development Programs by Leadership Excellence Magazine.  Before joining the Center, Lacey worked as a human capital consultant for Personnel Decisions International (PDI Ninth House – Korn Ferry) and partnered with organizations in all areas of human resources consulting, where she managed the Los Angeles region’s largest portfolio of business and clients.

Lacey has worked with clients across all industries including aerospace, automotive, entertainment, retail, and technology. She has a proven track record of expanding business relationships and building business partnerships.

In her free time, Lacey enjoys volunteering for various organizations in her community with a passion for projects where she can mentor underserved/underprivileged youths. She also enjoys traveling with her family whenever possible and has had the opportunity to visit over 25 countries including living in both Denmark and England.

She has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal regarding coaching and mentoring. Lacey has co-authored articles on Employee Resources Groups (Diversity and Inclusion) and Leadership Development. Lacey has a BA from Whittier College and holds an MBA, with a focus in Leadership and Management from the University of LaVerne. While in college Lacey was a scholar athlete playing both Basketball and Lacrosse, and she also played Lacrosse internationally directly following her college sporting career.