Local Consulting Firm Growing with Staff Promotions and New Hires

NEW ORLEANS – trepwise, a local growth consulting firm, announced the recent enhancement of its team with the promotion of three existing members and the hiring of two new associates, further strengthening its client service team. Details were shared in a press release.

Advisor Lauren Siegel was promoted to director of brand & culture. In this role, she focuses on advancing the awareness and culture of the firm, both internally and in the community. She brings to the table a wealth of business knowledge and a vast network of local professionals and entrepreneurs. Siegel works with her clients to design effective and creative strategies to scalability and sustainability.

Advisor Geoffrey Hamlyn was promoted to director of client experience. In this role he is responsible for working with internal teams to ensure all client engagements are executed to the highest standard of quality. Hamlyn brings experience in program evaluation, non-profit governance, strategic communications, and public policy. 

Advisor Isaac MacDonald was promoted to director of impact & planning, where he focuses on strategic planning and operational effectiveness for the firm, as well as for clients. In his tenure at trepwise, Isaac has worked with over sixty organizations, including the Greater New Orleans Foundation, Escape My Room, ThirtyNorth Investments, and the Orleans Public Defender’s Office.

Also, earlier this month, Liz Treacy and Palmer Mills were hired as associates at trepwise, where they support all facets of client engagements and successful project execution. Their work includes primary research, quantitative and qualitative analysis, and client communications and management.

Treacy comes to trepwise from Liberty’s Kitchen where she was the finance and data manager. She graduated with honors from Dartmouth College with a B.A. in English and a B.E. in electrical engineering with a focus on mechatronics. Wanting to bring her data skills to a place rooted in community, Treacy moved to New Orleans through Venture for America. Treacy aspires to continue blending her love for people, data, and systems within her career at trepwise by also supporting the director of impact and planning.

Mills holds a wide variety of non-profit experience and comes to trepwise from Covenant House New Orleans, where she focused on marketing, communications, event planning, and donor cultivation. Mills graduated magna cum laude from Tulane University with a triple major in political science, sociology, and English. Mills also supports the growth of trepwise internally, working closely with the director of brand and culture.

“Recognizing our talent for their strengths and accomplishments is part of who we are at our core and a reflection of our company culture,” said Kevin Wilkins, founder and managing director of trepwise. “In order to keep up with client demand, we hired these two new associates who will help deepen our services and our impact in the Greater New Orleans community. We are positively positioned to support ongoing growth in 2019.”

Founded in 2013, trepwise is a growth consulting firm that powers organizations to maximize their potential. The firm partners with clients to identify challenges and opportunities through entrepreneurial thinking and problem solving with a focus on people, planning and process.

Working with hundreds of organizations across all sectors and industries, its team leverages innovative approaches to create sustained competitive advantage and impact for clients. The firm extracts insights, designs strategies, and supports implementation to set clients on a pathway to organizational excellence. trepwise believes that every organization can benefit from this approach, which it calls entrepreneurial thinking. 

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