Who We Are
Meraki International is a boutique consulting firm committed to helping companies facing changing business environments with increased globalization and technology. In other words, we invest our heart and soul into helping clients identify, design, and implement solutions from beginning to end. We hold so steadfast to this mission that it is rooted in the name of our company. Meraki is a Greek word and adverb that means putting your soul, creativity, and passion into your work, or leaving a part of yourself in your work. We focus on building change resilience in leaders with the intent to improve profits and increase Business Value. Associates from Meraki International will be with you through every phase of the change journey, with intentional focus on implementation and results.
We take our mission of equipping companies with the best tools possible to ensure that business transformations yield growth and success seriously, and it all begins with the leadership of Meraki International. We are a minority and woman-owned boutique consultancy firm with more than 50 years of combined experience in leadership, executive coaching, change initiatives, and change management.
Co-Founder Christy Dillard brings valuable leadership experience to the team as a Certified ICF Executive Coach, PMI Project Manager and Change Manager with an MBA in Finance. She has more than thirty years in senior leadership experience, executive coaching, and leading change initiatives. She is also passionate about working with talented millennial’s and female leaders.
Co-Founder Louis Huston brings an extensive background in business to the table as a Certified ICF Executive Coach with an Executive MBA. He has more than twenty years of experience in global leadership, executive coaching (with an emphasis on entrepreneurship/mentoring entrepreneurs) and the implementation of change management programs.
Christy enjoys growing and developing talented millennials and female leaders and supporting women leaders and leadership development opportunities. With courage, she facilitates ‘difficult’ conversations and implements ‘hard’ changes. She grew up on a cattle farm in Oklahoma where she was raised with a strong work ethic and independent nature. She has proudly passed that on to her four sons who live across Texas.
Louis prides himself with working with entrepreneurs, small businesses, and organisations seeking to make effective and lasting changes to their corporate culture. He recognises that everyone learns differently and uses numerous techniques with clients to deliver results that work for them. He has worked globally and lived in the Netherlands for 6 years and enjoys building and maintaining global friendships.
Digital Marketing Consultant, Natalia Lombana, brings a new perspective in how to help clients reach their goals and target audiences. She works with businesses to help them adapt to face an evolving business world with increased technology and global opportunities. Her multicultural and multilingual background put her in a unique position to help companies looking to expand their reach both locally and globally.