Meet Our Management Team

James Bates

James Bates


James is President of LMJ Consulting, after having previously served as CEO of Business Improvement Group for over 8 years.. He has held several management positions including the CIO for the State of Alaska.

He holds a Masters of Business Administration from the Jack Welch Management Institute as well as Master Certification for Lean Six Sigma (LSS) Black Belt.

Lauchie Johnston

Lauchie Johnston


As founder and CEO of LMJ Consulting , Lauchie develops business strategies that ensure LMJ vision and core values are delivered to clients.

Lauchie worked for over 8 years for the State of Alaska Oil and Gas division before launching LMJ.

He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Carl Easterday

Carl Easterday

General Manager Walnut Creek

Carl is the General Manager of the LMJ Walnut Creek branch, after having previously served as CEO & General Manager for Forte Systems for several years. He has held several management positions in IT Consulting, Healthcare and Security.

He holds several technical certifications that includes Cisco (SBAM), Veeam (VSP, VMSP, VMTSP), VMware (VSP).

In his spare time Carl races in the 24 Hours of LeMons endurance race series.

Jacob Chambers

Jacob Chambers

Director of Sales

Jake is the Director of Sales and manages the client acquisition and retention process.

Jake works closely with clients to develop IT solutions and ensure quality IT services are delivered.

He also oversees the Account Management Team for LMJ Consulting.

Our Engineering Team

Our team of engineers have earned many technical certifications, but more importantly each brings an average of over a decade of IT experience to each engagement.

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