Neville Consulting Services is a leading provider of Executive Coaching and Leadership Development programs and services to organizations and highly-skilled professionals. The Firm was established in 2007 and has a demonstrated record of helping high-performers who are accustomed to solving complex problems independently move forward when they feel stuck, developing the capacity to advance in the direction they want to go.

We have worked in partnership with professional services firms, national associations, government contractors, and non-profit organizations. Headquartered in Washington, DC with clients across the country and from around the globe, the Firm provides exceptional guidance and high value capacity-building programs that allow its clients to strategically advance their goals.

As former attorneys, consultants, and analysts, we share with many of our clients a skepticism of coaching as potentially “touchy-feely”. Drawing on our own professional experience, training, and knowledge gained over the last ten years of practice, we use a combination of approaches and a broad toolkit so that clients can access potential benefits from non-linear strategies without being distracted by fuzzy concepts and vague expectations.

Our Team

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Kate Neville, Founder & President

For more than 12 years, Kate Neville has provided executive coaching, consulting, and facilitation services to organizational leaders and managers, helping them to increase capacity, leverage potential and produce results.  Her clients include prominent professional services firms, technology companies, financial institutions, government agencies, and major nonprofit organizations.

Kate brings substantial management and policy experience to her work and has expertise in communication skills, emotional intelligence, and conflict resolution. Her ability to develop strategies, tools, and materials that build skills and communicate concepts in ways audiences can absorb and incorporate into their work has helped numerous organizations and individuals achieve their goals.

Working one-on-one, she has coached managers and leaders—particularly managers promoted into organization-wide leadership roles and executives taking on new responsibilities–in developing capacity to manage change, operationalize strategy, lead teams, manage performance, and enhance executive presence.  In working with her, clients report heightened confidence in surpassing expectations, a sense of stability and energy that helps sustain them over time, and new perspective that often has far-reaching ramifications.

Working with organizations, Kate has conducted assessments, developed actionable recommendations, and created interactive skill-building programs and training materials.  These programs typically focus on adapting to change, communicating across differences, delivering candid and constructive feedback, and developing professional relationships.

In addition to conducting workshops, Kate has substantial experience facilitating meetings and high-stakes conversations.  She frequently presents to audiences ranging from 25 to 150+ on topics related to professional advancement and managing change.

Kate graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University, earned a law degree cum laude from Harvard Law School, and is a graduate of Coro Leadership New York and the New Ventures West coaching program.  She is an ICF Professional Certified Coach (PCC) and is certified in the Hogan Assessment Suite.  A former New Yorker and Texan, she currently resides in Washington, DC, and works with clients across the country.

Lisa Horowitz, Counsel & Partner

Lisa Horowitz has a practical and personal understanding of the legal profession having started her career practicing law in firms as an associate, counsel and partner. She then obtained her Masters in Organizational Development and spent 10 years as a senior talent development professional in a global AmLaw 100 law firm where she led the design and implementation of a state-of-the art talent development system.

Lisa now leverages her combined legal practice and talent management experience to advise individual attorneys at all levels of experience on how to make the most of their talent, achieve their goals, and take charge of their careers. She advises attorneys on tackling new professional roles and responsibilities as well as navigating career transitions within and outside the practice of law. She is available to meet clients in DC in person or to work with attorneys across the country by phone.

Lisa received her B.A. from Tufts University, her J.D. from George Washington University, and her Masters in Organizational Development from Johns Hopkins University. She served as president of the National Association of Women Lawyers and on the ABA’s Commission on Women and the Profession.


Karen Rubin has a proven track record coaching Fortune 500 clients in technology, finance, professional services, and energy ranging from senior executives to mid-level managers at companies such as Bloomberg, Viacom, Twitter, Deutsche Bank, Barclays, Grant Thornton, and Heidrich & Struggles. After working with her, Karen’s clients have been promoted, improved their business results, gotten raises, successfully navigated the parent transition, raised their visibility, and honed their leadership skills.

Karen has an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business, a BA with High Honors from The University of Michigan and industry experience at companies including DIRECTV and Showtime Networks.