Founder and CEO, Casey Lucius, Ph.D.


Casey Lucius was elected to the Pacific Grove City Council from 2012-2016.  During this time she became an IMCC trainer and began training municipal staffs.  She served in the U.S. Navy from 1998-2005, and worked as a professor at the Naval War College from 2009-2015.  She also worked at the State Department at the U.S. Embassy in Hanoi and at the Ohio House of Representatives.  She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Hawaii.  Casey's training specialties include working with the public, succession management, strategic planning, problem solving, diversity and generational differences, and strategic communications.  Read full bio.

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Michael McMaster, CDR, USN (ret) and former Professor, Launch Learning Training Associate

Mike McMaster served on active duty in the U.S. Navy for 22 years (1979 - 2001).  During this time, he was assigned to the staff of Special Operations Command Pacific where he became the Chief of the Joint Command Exercise Division, responsible for training all Special Operations Forces in the Pacific Region.  Mike also worked as a Professor at the Naval War College for 16 years teaching over 2,000 military officers and students.  For the past eight years (2009-2017) he has served as the national adviser for the Naval ROTC Sea Power course.  He specializes in leadership and management, ethics, strategic planning, and critical thinking.

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