Neville Consulting Services is a leading provider of Executive Coaching and Leadership Development programs and services to organizations and highly-skilled professionals. The Firm was established in 2007 and has a demonstrated record of helping high-performers who are accustomed to solving complex problems independently move forward when they feel stuck, developing the capacity to advance in the direction they want to go.

We have worked in partnership with professional services firms, national associations, government contractors, and non-profit organizations. Headquartered in Washington, DC with clients across the country and from around the globe, the Firm provides exceptional guidance and high value capacity-building programs that allow its clients to strategically advance their goals.

As former attorneys, consultants, and analysts, we share with many of our clients a skepticism of coaching as potentially “touchy-feely”. Drawing on our own professional experience, training, and knowledge gained over the last ten years of practice, we use a combination of approaches and a broad toolkit so that clients can access potential benefits from non-linear strategies without being distracted by fuzzy concepts and vague expectations.

Our Team

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Kate Neville, Founder & President

Kate Scurria Neville has created a career working with leaders at all levels to hone and develop new skills as they take on greater responsibilities, build capacity to expand their scope and perspective, and make strategic decisions to produce desired outcomes. Her clients have included global law and professional services firms, financial institutions, industry associations, prominent nonprofit organizations, and public sector entities.

A cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School and Princeton University, Kate started her career in private practice at a global law firm, has held appointments at several prominent universities, and worked in management consulting, advising private and public entities to design and implement change. Throughout her work, Kate has facilitated a range of high-stakes conversations and developed numerous programs related to leadership, change, and inclusivity.

A Certified Professional Diversity Coach (CPDC), she serves as a Mentor Coach with the Coach Diversity Institute (CDI), a Coach and Speaker for Move the Needle On-Track initiative, and co-chairs the Diversity Committee of the Women’s Bar Association of DC. Kate has volunteered her time with Diversity Woman, the Halcyon Incubator, Georgetown’s Institute for Transformational Leadership (ITL), the Association for Change Management Professionals (ACMP), and the Impact Center as both an ICF Professional Certified Coach (PCC) and a PROSCI Change Management Practitioner (CMP).

A former Texan and New Yorker, Kate currently resides in Washington, DC with her husband as recent empty nesters, and works with clients across the country.

Lisa Horowitz, Counsel & Partner

Lisa Horowitz has a practical and personal understanding of the legal profession having started her career practicing law in firms as an associate, counsel and partner. She then obtained her Masters in Organizational Development and spent 10 years as a senior talent development professional in a global AmLaw 100 law firm where she led the design and implementation of a state-of-the art talent development system.

Lisa now leverages her combined legal practice and talent management experience to advise individual attorneys at all levels of experience on how to make the most of their talent, achieve their goals, and take charge of their careers. She advises attorneys on tackling new professional roles and responsibilities as well as navigating career transitions within and outside the practice of law. She is available to meet clients in DC in person or to work with attorneys across the country by phone.

Lisa received her B.A. from Tufts University, her J.D. from George Washington University, and her Masters in Organizational Development from Johns Hopkins University. She served as president of the National Association of Women Lawyers and on the ABA’s Commission on Women and the Profession.


Karen Rubin has a proven track record coaching Fortune 500 clients in technology, finance, professional services, and energy ranging from senior executives to mid-level managers at companies such as Bloomberg, Viacom, Twitter, Deutsche Bank, Barclays, Grant Thornton, and Heidrich & Struggles. After working with her, Karen’s clients have been promoted, improved their business results, gotten raises, successfully navigated the parent transition, raised their visibility, and honed their leadership skills.

Karen has an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business, a BA with High Honors from The University of Michigan and industry experience at companies including DIRECTV and Showtime Networks.