Lauren’s Bio


LCK Consulting was founded in 2003 by Lauren Candela-Katz. Lauren is an organizational consultant, facilitator and speaker. She has worked with small to large organizations for 25 years. Her experience as senior leadership instilled an understanding of management and organizational development skills as a valuable contribution to social change. Lauren’s mission is to coach organizations how to cultivate individual and organizational growth and performance to fulfill their mission for lasting impact. LCK Consulting is a consulting and coaching firm dedicated to advancing leadership, relationships, individual growth and organizational development. LCK Consulting services impact employee productivity, job satisfaction, personal fulfillment and organizational effectiveness. Her framework is a systems-based approach utilizing the macro principals of social work for individuals and organizations in the greater context of a living community – the organization. Lauren founded LCK Consulting with a passion for strengthening individual and organizational growth with the belief that this inner work leads to greater social impact on those around us, and in our community.



Yeshiva University
Wurzweiler School of Social Work
Masters of Social Work (MSW)
Doctoral course work completed
Emphasis: Community Organization & Management

The Ohio State University
Bachelor of Arts
Major: Judaic Studies

Leadership Westchester, Class of 2015
Professional Fundraiser of the Year, 2008 awarded by the Association of Development Officers