Louie develops many of the communication skills and leadership strategies used by Benchmark’s clients to achieve their business goals. While practicing law, he became interested in mastering the art of persuasion, communication, crisis response and leadership. Today, he helps leaders identify and change limiting strategies or beliefs that affect their performance.

Louie earned his Juris Doctor (with honors) from the University of Mississippi (Ole’ Miss) and was a consultant with Arthur Andersen. He is a Certified Master Practitioner in Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), the study of behavioral and language patterns – and holds multiple certifications in NLP. His expertise in communications and systemic thinking has allowed him to also develop strategies to help leaders improve their Emotional Intelligence (EQ).