CLIENTS

Alliance Theatre (Atlanta, GA)

Atlanta Ballet (Atlanta, GA)

Barter Theatre (Abingdon, VA)

BIG Arts (Sanibel Island, FL)

Brevard Music Festival (Brevard, NC)

Cincinnati Ballet (Cincinnati, OH)

Clay Center for Arts and Sciences (Charleston, WV)

Colorado Springs Philharmonic (Colorado Springs, CO)

Delaware Theatre Company (Wilmington, DE)

Everyman Theatre (Baltimore, MD)

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra (Fort Worth, TX)

Grand Opera House (Wilmington, DE)

The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts (Worcester, MA)

Harris Center for the Arts at Folsom Lake College (Folsom, CA)

Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, MA)

MacKenzie Art Gallery (Regina, SK)

Modesto Symphony Orchestra (Modesto, CA)

National Arts Centre (Ottawa, ON)

Norton Center for the Arts at Centre College (Danville, KY)

Overture Center for the Arts (Madison, WI)

Performing Arts Fort Worth (Fort Worth, TX)

State Theatre New Jersey (New Brunswick, NJ)

Triad Stage (Greensboro, NC)

UtahPresents (Salt Lake City, UT)

Walton Arts Center (Fayetteville, AR)

Yavapai College Performing Arts Center (Prescott, AZ)

TESTIMONIALS

“I came to J.L. for his prescience in understanding statistical trends and projections and data-driven cultural leadership. In addition to this, I have found him to be an invaluable advisor on so much more. J.L. offers a wealth of lived experience, research, and an expansive professional network that makes him an extremely effective Executive Coach to help process and strategize the organizational challenges that require the type of expertise that J.L. offers. Being a CEO can be an isolating experience, but J.L. helps me break through my personal roadblocks, acting as a thought partner I can trust to provide honest, direct, and insightful feedback. J.L. is an invaluable Executive Coach who has brought me confidence, clarity, and the capacity to achieve so much more than I could otherwise.”

John Hampton

Executive Director and CEO, MacKenzie Art Gallery

"I appreciate how J.L. worked with us when our situation was different than other models, we wanted other types of examples, or needed additional support.  We definitely saw improved outcomes and new ways of thinking."

Steve Hoffman

Executive Director, Centre College's Norton Center for the Arts

 

"We found the experience of working with J.L. to be both productive and challenging.  Calmly but firmly, he encouraged us to question some of our assumptions and most of our practices.  By doing so, we were able to make sales advances we had long desired.  J.L. deftly combines a thorough understanding of data with years of field experience and an awareness of best practices from across the country."

Mark Fields

Executive Director, The Grand Opera House

 

“Unflappable.  That was the title J.L. was known by at TRG Arts.  His calm, confident, and measured approach to projects inspired co-workers and clients alike.  J.L. is a strong leader and collaborator.”

​​Lory Bowman

Senior Consultant, TRG Arts

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“J.L. has the keen ability to navigate difficult conversations around organizational opportunities and challenges.  He was instrumental in 'moving the needle' at two organizations where I've had the pleasure of working with him.  J.L. works hard to observe your organization's business morale and work habits to ensure results.”

Andrew Truscott

Associate Director of Marketing, The Grand Opera House

Former Director of Marketing and Development, Delaware Theatre Company

"J.L. has been an invaluable member of Vocal Arts Nashville where he is board chair.  I have always been impressed with how tirelessly he works to help artists achieve their goals.  His data-driven approach to problem-solving and his depth of experience would make him an invaluable asset to any organization. Most of all it is his unflappable nature that sets him apart.  No problem is too big.  No conversation is too complicated.  Everything he does is approached with calm stability that sets everyone at ease and makes them ready to meet opportunities head-on."

Matthew Phelps

Artistic Director, Vocal Arts Nashville

Mailing Address

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Nashville, TN 37229

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