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Consultant

Diverse teams develop better, more creative solutions.

Lou Franz strives to be a facilitator who gets the best ideas on the table, enables consensus, and drives toward a shared vision. Described as a good listener willing to make the hard decisions when needed, he values diverse perspectives and believes everyone has something to contribute. Passionate about people, process, and metrics, he helps leadership teams stay aligned with their broader organization while managing the business proactively and always looking forward. Lou loves learning about new businesses and industries, and his broad background brings unique insights and approaches to each challenge.

His career started at Hewlett-Packard, where he developed a broad, cross-functional business perspective and learned how to lead. He then moved into management consulting, working across industries, including technology, creative agency, insurance, and cycling before a series of entrepreneurial ventures. Lou holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Idaho.     

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