Senior Leadership Consultant
A retired Army colonel who honorably served our country for over 24 years, Luis’ passion for leadership and team building was the core of his exceptional leadership in an array of services, in both domestic posts and foreign countries, including Iraq and South Korea. Luis has served in a variety of leadership positions including field leadership of tactical units in combat, administrative leadership in the Army’s Human Resources Enterprise, and instructional leadership as a coach at one of the Army’s premier combat training centers.
Within his areas of expertise in leadership development and change management, Luis has helped organizations create compelling visions, build alignment, and execute effectively through sustained periods of success and change. He has formed, trained, and led teams in uncertain and complex environments in which our country has operated over the past two decades, most recently in South Korea as Director of Future Operations for 8th US Army. Among his many responsibilities in South Korea was planning for the evacuation of over 500K Americans from the peninsula, if needed.
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 Masters degree in Human Relations from the University of Oklahoma and a Masters degree in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College. Luis is a decorated U.S. Army combat veteran.
As a Senior Leadership Consultant in Nashville, he brings the vast array of Solutions 21’s capabilities to one of the most technologically advanced and fastest growing cities in America.
Latest Insights from Luis
I remember it like it was yesterday: I was in a classroom listening to my professor give a lecture on time management. He stated, “Master your time or it will master you.” Fast forward 25+ years later. Time management, and my professor’s words, continue to be a part...read more
Throughout my adult life, I have given hundreds of presentations and sat through just as many. Some of the presentations I gave did not grab the audience’s attention, and some I’ve sat in bored from the second the presenter began reading the slides. I'm sure I'm not...read more