We believe in the transformative power of business for society and the world. Our team is dedicated to a sustainable and equitable future, recognizing that business holds a pivotal role in actualizing this mission. Embodying an unwavering commitment to our clients’ success, together we ardently pursue exceptional business results and the creation of positive global impact on people, planet, and society.
Lucinda is a Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer of Lumeri, a business consulting firm that partners with Fortune 500 companies to deliver when the stakes are high and the challenges complex. Lumeri pioneered Execution Certainty™, specifically designed to help meet the demanding commitments of today’s energy megaprojects, complex technology implementations, and gender diversity initiatives.
Lucinda is passionate about the advancement of female leaders and amplifying their contribution in business. She is a trusted adviser to key executives with aggressive goals in the diversity arena and has designed specialized programs to crack the code on the advancement of women.
For over thirty years, from North America, South America, United Kingdom, Europe, Asia, Oceania, to the Middle East, Lucinda has helped leaders fulfill their most pressing strategic initiatives and break new ground for themselves, their organizations, and their industries.
“I believe people aspire to be more aware, to grow, and to reach new heights, and do it in a way that feeds their soul.” —Lucinda
Doug Hanover is a founding partner of Lumeri, a business consulting firm that partners with Fortune 500 companies to deliver when the stakes are high and the challenges complex. Doug has over thirty years of experience working with global leaders to ensure that their most important strategic imperatives are realized. Doug is renowned for getting right to the heart of the matter. He has worked on project sites, in corporate offices, and in training rooms bringing Lumeri’s Execution Certainty™ to multibillion-dollar capital projects and organizational initiatives.
Doug has worked with top executives to help meet demanding deliverables on oil and gas megaprojects, production profiles, software implementations, new business unit launches, business model implementations, matters of national security and military readiness, mergers and acquisition integrations, de-merger organization restoration, systemic safety interventions, and healthcare transformations.
Bill Latourette brings twenty-five years of experience and an extensive background in finance and operations to his roles as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer at Lumeri. As CFO and COO, he oversees financial operations, IT infrastructure, client contract negotiations, and human resource functions.
Bill has expertise in all levels of international business, corporate accounting, treasury, finance functions, business development, and strategic planning. He has a deep proficiency in negotiations, general management, process improvement, as well as recruiting, training, and IT systems. Bill’s experience, skills, and his progressive leadership provide a rich background for the guidance he provides as a key member of the Lumeri executive leadership team.
Bill is the cofounder of the BTB Foundation, a Chicago-based 501(c)(3) charity dedicated to providing financial assistance to cancer patients and their families. Now in its eighteenth year, the BTB Foundation has raised and donated over $1.3 million directly to local Illinois families and cancer-related charities.
Peggy Williams is a Senior Partner at Lumer. For over thirty years, Peggy Williams has worked with executives around the globe to realize their organization’s essential mission and meet their most strategic challenges. Her consulting experience spans four continents, diverse languages and cultures, and a wide range of industries including energy, biotech, healthcare, and technology. Peggy is adept at supporting leaders in isolating and crystalizing the few critical areas to focus on to turn the tide in positively impacting business results.
Peggy is passionate about the advancement of professional women. For the past twelve years she has worked with female leaders from Fortune 500 companies in making their unique mark in their organization, industry, and the world.
As a humanitarian, Peggy leads self-empowerment workshops for unemployed women to help break the cycle of poverty, supports an underserved school for handicapped children in India, and invests in the worldwide effort to end hunger.
For over twenty years, Amy Jacobsohn has provided consulting, advisory, and leadership development offerings to senior executives and their leadership teams across the energy, health care, and technology industries to successfully execute their most strategic megaprojects, initiatives, and change efforts.
As CXO, Amy is accountable for ensuring Lumeri clients experience exceptional success, return on investment, and transformational impact throughout the client lifecycle. As Execution Certainty™ Executive Sponsor and Director, Amy leads Lumeri teams across varied client accounts and engagements, with an ongoing commitment to both client success and Lumeri consultant development and advancement. She also continues to co-develop the transformational and behavioral underpinnings of Lumeri’s Execution Certainty™ product.
Amy is sought after by senior executives who have large-scale, aggressive commitments. She is known for her keen ear, as well as her ability to get to the core of clients’ complex challenges with precision and velocity. The enduring client relationships Amy has nurtured over multiple decades underscore the partnership at the heart of all her work.
Richard Neale, Vice President of Strategic Growth and Lumeri UK’s Managing Director, partners with senior executives and teams to achieve success on their high-stake domestic and global projects and strategic initiatives. Leveraging a successful professional career, combined with a deep knowledge of Lumeri’s Execution Certainty™, Richard helps support organizations and business units deliver on their most complex challenges.
With 35 years of experience and holding multiple executive and leadership positions in the oil and gas sector, Richard has worked with owners and engineering and construction service companies across three continents where he positively impacted business performance and project outcomes. He has worked on multibillion-dollar expansion projects, managed various onshore and offshore projects, led project and business turnarounds, and collaborated with startups and investors on new business opportunities.
Richard’s experience equips him to steer Lumeri toward its 2025 vision. With the advent of cutting-edge technology, AI-powered resources and other future-facing solutions, his current focus is building Lumeri’s résumé and portfolio, particularly in the energy transition space. Richard is dedicated to helping guide Lumeri, and by extension the world, through the energy transition period and into the future.
Jason Hanover is Lumeri’s Vice President of Delivery Optimization and a Director of Execution Certainty™. Jason directs and leads Lumeri consulting teams in tackling the complex challenges of some of the largest megaprojects and corporate initiatives in the world.
Informed by 30 years of operations experience as a colonel in U.S. Air Force Special Operations, Jason is highly effective in demanding, rapid-execution environments, crisis management, and has led multi-functional and multi-national organizations comprised of over 7000 people. He has been responsible for site operations, maintenance, all aspects of facilities management, and planning and budgeting across multiple sites. Jason brings his skills to multibillion-dollar engineering, procurement, and construction projects, helping companies achieve their strategic imperatives.
With a deep appreciation for the challenges executives face and leveraging his extensive experience as a diplomat abroad, Jason prioritizes clarity in communicating effectively with executive leaders and project managers alike, helping guide them through successful execution and delivering on time.
Larry Panish, Parner at Lumeri, has over two decades of experience in megaproject consulting and business leadership. As a Senior Waypoint Specialist for Lumeri’s Execution Certainty™, Larry excels at aligning stakeholders around a project’s core objectives.
As a consultant to the world’s largest oil and gas companies across North America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, Larry has worked on onshore and offshore megaproject performance (LNG, GBS, topsides, chemical plants, pipelines, oil sands, brownfield, and greenfield), cost-reduction initiatives, and post-merger integration. Regardless of the complexity or duration, Larry enthusiastically partners with clients to ensure multibillion-dollar projects are delivered on time, within budget, and with superb safety and quality outcomes.
An engaging leader, Larry has an innate ability to connect with people of different levels and backgrounds, which enables him to foster the trust, confidence, communication, and collaboration that are essential for successful performance on complex projects and initiatives. Larry’s capacity to motivate large teams and inspire them to engage with higher levels of accountability catalyzes performance far beyond what was envisioned.
Carla Sadoff is a Partner at Lumeri and has been significantly impacting performance and creating high value for clients taking new ground for over 20 years. As a Senior Waypoint Specialist for Lumeri’s Execution Certainty™, Carla excels at fostering real, direct, and compassionate communication that elevates leadership’s capacity to deliver on their strategic agenda.
Carla brings a wealth of experience in various methodologies to her consulting work in construction, health care, energy, and non-profit sectors. She has partnered with many executives and senior managers in the oil and gas industry throughout North America, Europe, and Asia on multibillion-dollar megaprojects and large capital projects (LNG, chemical plants, pipeline, and oil sands, both brownfield and greenfield).
Carla demands the best in people. She partners with leaders to discern what is most important to address and to mitigate risks before they become emergencies. She swiftly takes effective action with grace in complex situations and the most challenging environments.
John Warne is a Partner at Lumeri with over 25 years of experience supporting leaders on the front line of today’s most pressing business challenges. As Senior Waypoint Specialist for Lumeri’s Execution Certainty™, John dedicates his leadership, passion, and technical mastery to clients and their critical objectives.
John has brought his expertise to elevating operational performance in production and maintenance on multibillion-dollar assets, including engineering, procurement, and construction projects. He has partnered with executives in delivering their projects on time, within budget, and with award-winning safety records. John has worked with clients in oil and gas, mining, forest products, pulp and paper, energy, construction, and manufacturing throughout the United States and Canada, as well as Australia, India, Kazakhstan, and New Zealand.
John also has over 20 years’ experience as a program leader in personal leadership development, facilitating programs and workshops on topics such as performance work redesign, process simplification, and work team improvements.
Gabrielle Huffstutler is a Partner and the Director of Advancement of Women at Lumeri. Gabrielle has over 20 years of experience in coaching and leading programs to support individuals and organizations in meeting their most strategic priorities, including advancing women in leadership roles, as well as creating environments in which women can elevate their impact and thrive. She brings deep compassion, understanding, and a keen ear to her work and has been instrumental in helping women overcome inevitable challenges, become more effective and fulfilled in their professional and personal lives, and achieve meaningful and lasting results.
In her adjunct role as a Director for Lumeri’s Execution Certainty™, Gabrielle supports leaders and their teams to come together, provide horizontal leadership, and deliver on their high-stakes and complex initiatives. She has worked in partnership with clients in diverse industries throughout the world, including food and beverage, energy, technology, and health care.
Gabrielle is a highly skilled listener and effective facilitator and can quickly gain the confidence of senior leaders, while providing valued insight and guidance on their path to success.
Erynn Simone, with over 10 years of expertise in human resource management and learning and development, serves as Lumeri’s HR and Learning Director. In this role, Erynn orchestrates the creation of streamlined HR processes and systems, while ensuring compliance, efficiency, and adaptable growth. With a strategic focus on learning, Erynn spearheads the design and implementation of Lumeri’s comprehensive learning strategy.
Erynn has successfully led various initiatives, leveraging her prowess in HR strategy, talent development, and organizational effectiveness. By aligning learning programs with business objectives, she has consistently delivered measurable results that benefit individual growth and overall company performance. Erynn is dedicated to ensuring Lumeri staff are well prepared with essential resources and skills and ready to excel in complex global energy transition projects.
Guided by her commitment to cultivating a culture of perpetual learning, Erynn empowers employees to continually broaden their knowledge in order to reach their full potential and attain long-term professional growth. Her inclusive leadership style fosters trust, collaboration, and a celebration of diversity—elevating talent retention and enhancing the overall employee journey.
Doug Fisher partners with leaders to bring greater clarity and focus to their critical initiatives and mandates—galvanizing the people in their organizations to deliver targeted results. As a Senior Consultant and a Director of Lumeri’s Execution Certainty™, Doug directs the design and implementation of the Execution Certainty™ approach to support clients in achieving their most strategic objectives.
For over 25 years, Doug Fisher has partnered with and developed leaders in some of the world’s largest organizations in over 20 countries. He brings a keen ability to listen to and understand the executive and management mindset, evoke what is most important, and leave people across cultures connected, inspired, and naturally in action.
Doug is an expert in what it takes to have people fulfill their purpose with power, freedom, and peace of mind in the face of the ever-increasing mountain of things they deal with in their day-to-day lives. In addition to over a quarter century of organizational expertise, Doug is a student of ancient wisdom traditions, bringing the power of esoteric teachings to modern-day performance challenges.
As an Associate Consultant and an Execution Certainty™ Waypoint Specialist, Beth Brittain partners with Fortune 500 companies on their most strategic initiatives to articulate success, decipher pathways towards it, and deal with impediments along the way. With over ten years of experience, Beth has worked with clients globally ranging from multibillion-dollar oil and gas projects to large-scale IT transformations.
Beth brings a grounded, discerning approach that untangles and demystifies complexities. She is passionate about conveying intricate ideas with simplicity, as well as engaging teams effectively, and finds creative ways to weave these values into all that she touches. With her natural curiosity, Beth can understand and appreciate details and underpinnings in a way that connects to and does not distract from the larger picture.
Internally at Lumeri, Beth is the Execution Certainty™ Manager. She partners with her colleagues to continuously improve upon the approach.
As an Associate Consultant at Lumeri, Brandon collaborates with some of the world’s most prominent organizations to achieve their strategic objectives as well as sustainable success. As an Execution Certainty™ Waypoint Specialist, he delivers fit-for-purpose applications of Lumeri’s Execution Certainty™ approach and guides clients throughout the execution of their pivotal undertakings to realize sought-after business outcomes.
With over two decades of professional experience spanning the hospitality and consulting sectors, Brandon’s expertise in global hospitality operations, energy megaprojects, performance leadership, and business transformation equips him to devise thoughtful and pioneering solutions that integrate with and amplify the work of his clients and their teams. Brandon’s portfolio encompasses a spectrum of projects, from enhancing customer experience, streamlining operations, surpassing ambitious revenue targets, fostering a safety-driven culture, and successful delivery of megaprojects.
In his role as Lumeri’s Sales Operations Manager, Brandon plays a key role in developing and executing global sales and revenue growth strategies. He thrives on collaboration with diverse and accomplished individuals who share his aspiration of effecting positive and enduring change in the world through unwavering commitment, team spirit, and respect for differing perspectives.
Laura Nass is a Consultant and a Waypoint Specialist for Lumeri’s Execution Certainty™—specializing in supporting teams accountable for realizing success in megaproject and critical initiative execution. She also leads the Execution Certainty™ Roadmap Managers, supporting Lumeri’s entry-level consultants to thrive in their roles. In her adjunct position as Lumeri’s Program Department Manager, Laura is overall accountable for the management of Lumeri program delivery.
Laura has worked in the energy and technology sectors on megaprojects worldwide, directly contributing toward Lumeri clients meeting their goals on time and within budget. Laura’s master of science in organizational leadership supports her direct impact in helping leaders reach their fullest potential by reaching the clarity they need in order to execute beyond all expectations.
As a leader at Lumeri, Laura is committed to practicing transformational leadership in each and every interaction. Laura is passionate about Lumeri team members being set up for success, while being supported to consistently broaden their horizons at Lumeri, with their clients, and beyond. Laura is committed to all individuals she works with being able to accomplish what matters to them in ways they never thought possible.
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