Founder and Principal of Lighthouse Consulting, LLC
Andrew Cohn is the founder and principal of Lighthouse Consulting, LLC. For over 20 years he has worked globally as a consultant, facilitator, coach and problem-solver for businesses and individuals. Andrew’s work improves his clients’ business results and culture, and enhances individual performance and satisfaction. His focused and compassionate style help leaders and teams focus on what matters most and how to effectively act on it.
Andrew has counseled and trained senior and mid-level leaders on a variety of issues including team leadership, performance management, interpersonal effectiveness, strategic thinking, diversity and women’s leadership, conflict resolution, and work/life balance. He works with clients to overcome “right v. wrong” thinking in favor of what works, and he supports leaders in expanding their toolkits related to communication and relationships, business strategy development and technical competence.
Andrew emphasizes awareness and personal development as foundational to skill development and improved effectiveness. His open-minded and non-judgmental style fosters trust and positive focus, and he helps his clients move through troubled waters quickly and productively
Andrew has worked with leading corporations (including Johnson & Johnson, FMC Biopolymer, Microsoft, and Cisco) and he has also taught leadership, ethics, conflict resolution, and mindfulness at the MBA (Wharton School of Business, Temple University) and undergraduate levels (Philadelphia University, University of Phoenix), including using Aikido as a tool for enhanced personal effectiveness. Andrew has also worked extensively with scientists and R&D leaders, including working to develop leadership across cross-functional teams and product development teams.
Andrew practiced law in Los Angeles for seven years prior to founding his own consulting firm in 1997. He earned his Juris Doctorate at Loyola Law School, an MA Applied/Spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica, and a Bachelors Degree in International Relations (with emphasis on international business and economics) from Boston University. He also practices and teaches Aikido. He lives in Pennsylvania with his wife and son.