Director of Consulting Services
Luis is a retired Army colonel whose passion for leadership and team-building was at the core of his responsibilities in both domestic posts and in foreign countries, including Iraq and South Korea. Luis has served in a variety of senior leadership positions, including field leadership of tactical units in combat, administrative leadership in the Army’s Human Resources Enterprise, and instructional leadership as coach at one of the Army’s premier combat training centers.
Within his areas of expertise in coaching, leadership development, and change management, Luis has helped organizations create compelling visions, build alignment, and execute effectively through sustained periods of success and uncertainty. He has formed, trained, and led teams in some of the most challenging and complex environments where our country has operated over the past two decades, most recently in South Korea as director of future operations for the Eighth U.S. Army. There, he led the strategic planning team for the evacuation of over 500,000 Americans from the peninsula, should the need arise.
Luis is a graduate of Wentworth Military Academy and West Texas A&M University with a bachelor of science in computer information systems. He holds a master’s degree in human relations from the University of Oklahoma and a master’s in strategic studies from the U.S. Army War College. Luis is a decorated U.S. Army combat veteran.
Latest Insights from Luis
As I travel the country helping organizations forge elite leadership at every level, I continue running into a simple leadership problem crippling leaders at all levels. To the ones who are not being crippled, I’m reminded of what my colleague Rob Salome says, “They...
Solutions 21 – which deploys its elite team (physically and digitally) to mid-market firms across all industries to ensure they have the tools to strategically develop the next generation of leaders – is pleased to announce the promotion of Luis Rivera to Director of...