Cafe Reconcile

Working in close collaboration with Reconcile staff, EMH developed a 5-year strategic expansion plan that built upon the success of Café Reconcile and prepared them for success well into the future.

The NOCCA Institute

Focusing on existing capabilities and the NOCCA brand, EMH prepared a strategic growth plan to guide the school through a period of physical and programmatic expansion.

The Emeril Lagasse Foundation

EMH has twice been engaged to assist in visioning a signature project for the organization, funneling the high-level thinking of the board and executive staff down to actionable items, informed by deep research and best practices.

Civil Service Department

EMH gained a deep understanding of existing Civil Service practices, first creating process maps of specific HR practices, and then overlaying new requirements that were recently legislated. To ensure success, we identified tools, templates and procedures to increase adoption and compliance.

Louisiana Department of Education

EMH assisted in the development, rollout and subsequent improvement of a new, statewide program.

New Orleans Startup Fund

EMH developed and then executed an implementation and launch strategy for a new seed-stage source of capital focused on the New Orleans region, and successfully oversaw operations of the new fund for two years.

Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans

EMH led efforts to structure a CEO search and to simultaneously improve the governance and structure of a popular uptown French immersion charter school.


EMH prepared a serial entrepreneur for growth through ensuring current operations were optimized and future plans were well-vetted.