Luke has spent more than 15 years working with companies to improve operational performance, financial performance and safety performance with Fortune 500 companies. He recognizes the importance of leadership’s role of intentionally creating a culture that supports the organization’s mission.
His projects at companies that include Genentech, Boeing Satellite Systems, Raytheon Space Systems, Newport News Shipyard, Bell Helicopter and ConocoPhillips has given him a cross-industry, cross functional understanding of the qualities that create excellence. His projects have required international implementation in places such as Australia, Brazil, Angola and Trinidad and Tobago giving him an understanding of the cultural complexity that is more common in today’s workforce.
He has also started his own real estate finance company and has had an opportunity to apply these concepts to a start-up environment, which has provided an appreciation for the specific challenges of rapidly growing businesses. He holds an MBA from the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business and a BA from the University of Redlands. He received a Certificate of Professional Development in Executive Coaching from the London School of Coaching. Luke is passionate about improving our public education system. To support this mission in his community, he is the Board Chair for Teach for America – San Diego.