Carla brings close to 20 years of professional experience in Executive Search and Talent Management, having worked for diverse clients and industries across various geographies. She presents a clear multicultural background, with extensive professional experience in Europe, Latin America and the United States. She began her career as a Researcher for the United Nations Information Center in Washington DC, later joining Seeliger y Conde Amrop’s Barcelona office as a Researcher in 1998.
In 2001, Carla moved to London and worked for The Drax Group, an executive search firm in the UK specializing in financial markets. In 2003, Carla re-joined SYC Amrop in Madrid as a Consultant, and was promoted to Associate Partner, and to Equity Partner in 2009. In 2013, Carla moved to Houston TX to set up the SYC Amrop office and in 2017, she founded Lincoln Leadership Advisors. Carla holds a joint BA in Diplomatic Studies from Georgetown University and International Affairs George Washington University (Washington D.C.), as well as a Degree in French Civilization and Literature from Université de la Sorbonne (Paris). She is fluent in Spanish, English and French. Additionally, Carla is a Board Member of EADA Business School and President of the Spain Texas Chamber of Commerce
Genaro is a Partner with Lincoln Leadership Advisors.
Genaro brings nearly 30 years of experience in business development, international trade and logistics, and strategic sales and marketing. His experience encompasses various market sectors, including aviation/aerospace, energy and petrochemicals, healthcare and life sciences, and commercial development.
Prior to LLA, Genaro was a Partner with Seeliger y Conde Amrop USA and Vice President of International Investment & Trade with the Greater Houston Partnership, where he successfully generated initiatives to attract foreign direct investment and develop international trade for the Houston region. Previously, Genaro served as Director of Air Service Development for Houston Airports, where he and his team attracted numerous airlines to Houston, developed commercial aviation business and increased passenger and cargo traffic through Houston’s three international airports.
Genaro earned a Master of International Business from the University of St. Thomas (Houston), and a Bachelor’s in Communications from the University of Houston. He is fluent in Spanish and English.
Iraide Limia is an Associate Director at Lincoln Leadership Advisors.
Iraide Limia is an Associate Director at Lincoln Leadership Advisors with over 15 years of experience in the U.S. and Latin American talent management markets. As a talent management professional, Iraide has recruited executive and middle management level professionals, and managed projects in the areas of succession planning, leadership development and team building, employee assessments, competency analysis, and organizational development. Over the last five years, she has developed an expertise in the area of middle management recruiting, and brings a lot of positive energy and business savvy to Lincoln Leadership Advisors.
Prior to Lincoln Leadership Advisors, Iraide was a Partner and Talent Management professional with Boston-based Ingenia Talent Solutions, focusing on recruiting for middle management positions in the North American market within various disciplines and industries. Previously, she worked with PeopleTree Group as Director of the Americas and Account Manager.
Iraide holds a Bachelor’s degree in Advertising & Public Relations from Universidad del País Vasco in Bilbao, Spain. She is fluent in Spanish and English.
Irene is a Consultant at Lincoln Leadership Advisors.
Irene joined Lincoln leadership Advisors in 2017 as a Researcher and was promptly promoted to the role of Consultant. As Consultant, she is responsible for sourcing and recruiting high quality candidates for senior level and executive positions on behalf of our clients, who represent a diverse number of industries, such as manufacturing, mining, food/beverage and building materials. In addition, Irene generates market intelligence reports, conducts assessments, researches target profile companies and manages other talent management consulting projects.
Irene has a particular interest in professional leadership development through sports due to her experience as a world class athlete in the sport of synchronized swimming. She represented her native Spain in competitions around the world, including the Olympic Games in London 2012, where she earned a Bronze Medal. Irene has participated in various Seminars and Conferences as a keynote Speaker and Consultant, sharing her valuable professional experience and insights on High Performing teams and Leadership. She holds a Bachelor´s degree in Business Administration from Lindewood University and is fluent in Spanish, Catalan, English and Italian.
Aura Stella is Office Manager at Lincoln Leadership Advisors.
Aura Stella joined Lincoln Leadership Advisors in January 2017, and brings more than 15 years of professional experience to our firm. She is primarly responsible for managing proposals, bids and contracts for opportunities with government entities and other public organizations, along with private companies. These include Requests for Proposal, Requests for Qualifications, Invitations to Tender and other business proposals.
Aura Stella is also responsable for all aspects of office management, and she has a particular interest in process improvement, project development, and optimization. She thrives on developing and managing greenfield projects, and brings a creative approach to the management of our business.
Aura Stella is an active volunteer for the Spain Texas Chamber of Commerce, and enjoys contributing to other community organizations and non-profits. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Politécnico Grancolombiano University and a Diploma in Finance from Los Andes University in Bogotá, Colombia. Aura Stella is fluent in Spanish and English.