TAB North Atlanta | Business Consulting & Advisory Services
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Lois Collins

The Alternative Board is by invitation only twenty-five-year business membership organization made up of Presidents, CEOs/Owners or Managing partners of small to medium businesses who meet in confidential, facilitated Boards of between 5-8 members for four hours each month to become stronger leaders, set strategic and tactical direction for their companies and to achieve their personal as well as professional visions. Through membership in The Alternative Board, business owners and leaders will make better, more informed decisions faster. Each month these Boards of independent, experienced business owners guide each other and discuss specific challenges by providing their peers with results-driven strategic solutions to solve those challenges and opportunities in a relaxed and confidential atmosphere. Supported by monthly executive coaching sessions and proprietary planning and analytical tools, The Alternative Board members see real bottom line improvements to their businesses and enjoy a competitive advantage on a regular basis. The Alternative Board has been helping and supporting independent businesses and currently has over 3500 members in over 1,100 cities in the U.S., Canada, UK, Ireland, Germany, and the Czech Republic.

Lois is the President and TAB certified facilitator of the Alternative Board of North Atlanta. She uses her twenty years of senior level business experience to help owners strategically manage and develop their businesses and their leadership teams discover, communicate and execute their vision by advising how executives can best grow their team’s capabilities to maximize results. She also specializes in facilitating executive strategic planning, vendor management, talent development, succession planning, organizational development, reaching alignment and building excitement around goal attainment.

Lois Collins is an accomplished and experienced executive who has held executive level roles in the service industry, such as Chief Human Resource officer. She has worked directly with CEOs, owners and Managing Partners of companies large and small; public and private. She was directly entrusted with significant P&L responsibilities. Lois understands the challenges and opportunities faced by business owners and is known for being the anchor that strengthens internal peer and executive level relationships. She also holds an MBA from Marylhurst University and is a TAB-Certified Facilitator.

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Certified Contract Faciliator
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LaVern Miles

At present, LaVern is the Managing Director and certified TAB facilitator of the Alternative Board of North Atlanta. LaVern Miles brings over 20 years of Big Four professional services and program leadership guiding business leaders to achieve excellence in both client services and operations. As a management consulting executive, LaVern has led middle market and Fortune 500 client teams to create and implement business solutions to build functional capabilities, improve performance, and mitigate risk. Her multi-industry experience includes: consumer products, utilities, regulatory, healthcare, and financial services. She brings a passion for continuous learning and a unique blend of cross-functional subject matter knowledge of operations, process, technology, and risk management.

Specific areas of expertise include:

  • Strategic and Business Planning
  • Design Thinking
  • Organizational Design
  • Operations Management
  • Risk Management
  • Post-Merger Integration
  • Process Improvement
  • Program/Project Management
  • Change Management
  • Agile Management


LaVern has been a featured speaker at events sponsored by local chapters of the Institute for Internal Auditors and the Financial Executives Institute on risk management.

At present, LaVern is also the Chief Operating Officer for Pivot Global Partners, a global management consulting firm headquartered in Atlanta, GA, and an Adjunct Professor at American University’s Kogod College of Business MBA Program in Washington, DC, where she also obtained her MBA in Management Information Systems. She is also a certified Project Management Professional, Six Sigma Greenbelt and has a Certification in Risk Management Assurance. Currently, she is pursuing her Master’s in Real Estate at Georgetown University, where she obtained her undergraduate business degree in Marketing.

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