Louie John Banta
CEO and Chief Consultant
Louie has 25 years of combined work experience in Training, Education and Development, Human Resources and Organizational Development. He established LJMB Management Consultancy Services in 2005.
He has trained employees from all functional groups (Sales, Marketing, Production, Operations, Customer Service, Finance, HR, etc.) from all levels (staff up to senior management and executive positions) and from 250+ companies in over 22 industries. He has conducted workshops for audiences in Australia, United States, Germany, Dominican Republic, Indonesia, India, as well as Singapore and has handled 19 different nationalities as participants.
A well-rounded Learning and HROD professional, he has effectively designed and conducted a wide range of highly-customized Learning and OD solutions – from Leadership/ Management Development to Culture Building, from Team Building to Personal and Professional Skills Enhancement.
He started as an Instructor for the Psychology Department of De La Salle University in 1992 and moved into the corporate world as a Senior Training Officer. Louie was an HR & Training Manager in a group of companies involved in the hotel and restaurant, manufacturing and service businesses. Then, he served as a Managing Consultant for one of the biggest and oldest local training companies, leading the design and production function for the Supervisory, Management and Organizational Development Division. Louie also served as a Director for Learning Effectiveness/ Leadership Development of a BPO company with 22,000 employees.
Louie was a Board Member of the Philippine Society of Training and Development (heading the Membership Committee in 2007) and was an Advanced Communicator-Advanced Leader in the TOPS Toastmasters’ Club of Makati. He was a Toastmasters speech champion, having gone all the way to the District 75 (National Finals) International Speech Competition in 2012. He finished AB Psychology, attended courses in Counseling Psychology and was an MS (Candidate) of Industrial-Organizational Psychology – all from De La Salle University.
He is a Certified Facilitator of Strengths Deployment Inventory.