Executive Management team with strong and effective combination of strategic vision, practical business knowledge, technical expertise and the ability to execute, with over 25 years of experience delivering innovative and business enhancing management consulting and technology solutions to government agencies, non-profit organizations and private companies.
Florence Amate, President and CEO
As President and CEO at Laisar, Ms. Florence Amate provides strategic leadership for the company and establishes long-term goals, strategies, plans, and policies. She supervises day-to-day operations and molds the company’s culture to drive operational excellence.
Florence is a strong collaborative leader with an effective combination of strategic vision, practical business knowledge, technical expertise and the ability to execute. She has over 25 years of experience delivering innovative and business enhancing management consulting and technology solutions to government agencies, non-profit organizations and private companies. Clients have recognized her collaborative teaming style that differentiates her from others in her industry. Florence uses an integrating approach to her work, ensuring all stakeholders are involved as much as possible in the process in order to secure buy-in and accountability. Prior to starting Laisar, Florence held senior level positions with Pitney Bowes, Danka Services International, and Lexis-Nexis. Her focus within these organizations was operational excellence and her areas of responsibility included business management, client relations, pricing, marketing, and human resources.
Florence’s belief that companies are stronger when they take the time to understand their common interest within the communities in which they choose to operate has been evident in the projects that she has worked on over the last 20 years. Since 2011, she has successfully developed and managed supplier diversity compliance and tracking solutions for several large-scale construction projects which has ensured that members of the community have access to jobs and contracts.
Florence has facilitated workshops for small business owners on effective operational management strategies and provides business coaching services to start-up companies. Her mentoring program has also effectively provided real life professional experience and various life skills to young adults from many diverse backgrounds and better prepared them to navigate the challenges and opportunities of being in the workforce.
Patrice Kouame, Senior Vice President, Technology Solutions
As Senior Vice President, Technology Solutions at Laisar, Mr. Patrice Kouame is responsible for planning the information technology future for the organization, as well as for the implementation and maintenance of current systems.
We have developed a set of unique processes to ensure regulatory compliance for corporations that must be responsive to government mandates that are applicable to local, small business, minority and woman owned companies.
The Laisar systems approach to “compliance management” provides client management with a unique set of tools to ensure alignment with operational realities thus increasing the opportunities to maximize efficiency.
Impact of our services
1. Organizations reduce costs, reduce waste and errors and improve productivity
2. Organizations gain maximum value to management of programs and projects, developing partnership, trust and reliability
3. Organizations increase teamwork, capacity building and reach goals according to the needs of the client, their customer-base and human resources.