Lou brings over 30 years of consulting experience to Principia where he leads strategic direction and growth initiatives. He is an experienced professional in strategy development and general management with a background in materials-based sectors, including building materials and construction chemicals. Lou has worked with senior management at many Fortune 500 companies to help drive profitable growth. He has assisted clients with strategic planning, business participation options, competitive positioning, and channel strategies.
Lou founded Principia in 1995 after directing a chemicals consulting practice at a former Arthur D. Little company. Previously, he was responsible for managing the Plastics practice at Kline & Company. Additional industry experience includes roles in sales and market development for Cookson America and PMC Global.
Lou holds a BA in Business Administration from Muhlenberg College.