L2NL was founded in 2012 as a consultancy providing program management, acquisition support services, information system support, and professional development and coaching services. While maintaining these capabilities, L2NL entered the government contracting space in 2015 to provide coaching and mentoring services for NASA, and defensive cyber security services to the U.S. Army.
The L2NL executive leadership has extensive multi-functional experience across government agencies and industry. Their combined careers span a variety of businesses and government agencies, and large and small organizations.
Department of Defense
Department of Health and Human Services
Department of the Treasury
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Office of Personnel Management
Booz Allen Hamilton
The Gallup Organization
American Business Development Group
The Talmadge Group
Carol E. Lowman
Dr. Carol E. Lowman is the President, CEO and co-founder of L2NL. She has over 20 years of professional experience in government contracting, including 7 years as a Senior Executive. She was the Executive Director of Army Contracting Command, an organization that provides global contracting support to Soldiers, with 6500 military and civilian employees worldwide who awarded and managed more than 198,000 contracting actions valued at more than $86 Billion during her tenure. Previously, she was the Deputy Director of Army Contracting Command, and the Executive Director of Mission and Installation Contracting Command at Fort Sam Houston, TX. There, she managed more than 1600 military and civilian personnel located at 41 installations within the Continental United States, awarding approximately $8.2 billion a year in new acquisitions. She also served as Director and Principal Assistant Responsible for Contracting for the Army Contracting Agency – Southern Region in Atlanta, GA. Key skill areas include: large-scale program and project management; contracting; talent management; change management; and business process reengineering. In October 2011 President Obama appointed Carol as a member of the Committee for Purchase from People who are Blind or Severely Disabled.
Dr. Lowman holds a doctorate in Public Administration from the University of Georgia.
Norman W. LaBrecque (Norm)
Mr. LaBrecque, a co-founder of L2NL, has over 35 years of professional experience, including 19 years of experience in systems design, integration, and life cycle management. He also has over 20 years experience in large-scale program and project management. Key skill areas include: business development; business capture; relationship management; program management; logistics; life cycle management; business process review, change management, and business process reengineering; systems design, integration, and training, new systems design fielding and integration ; strategy and operations planning; requirements analysis; project management and integration. Mr. LaBrecque provides business strategy, capture, management, marketing, and training consultancy services to a variety of clients. He provides and delivers training as an adjunct professor for a major international consulting firm in the areas of business strategy fundamentals and development, marketing and business capture.
He serves as a Business Consultant for a number of companies responsible for expansion of capabilities, business and strategy development, marketing, and program and project management. His responsibilities include identification of new markets and customers, client interface and opportunity identification. Mr. LaBrecque has served as a Senior Executive in several federal government focused consulting companies where he was responsible for business development, strategy development, expansion of capabilities, staff development and deployment. Before entering business, Mr. LaBrecque was an officer in the U.S. Army.
Mr. LaBrecque currently serves as a Director on the board of a Credit Union. He holds a Master of Project Management with Distinction from Keller Graduate School of Management.
James M. Lowman (Mark)
Mark Lowman, co-founder of L2NL, has over 30 years of professional experience, including logistics, business development, strategic communication and information operations. He served on active duty for 14 years and as a Reserve Officer for an additional 12 years before retiring at the rank of Colonel. He developed a deep understanding of operational logistics through a variety of command and staff assignments, culminating in work as senior advisor to the Chief of Supply and Maintenance at Forces Command. Additionally, Mr. Lowman served as an Information Operations Officer within U. S. Strategic Command and Director of Strategic Communications for U. S. Army South.
While serving in the US Army Reserves, Mr. Lowman embarked on a consulting career with Booz Allen Hamilton that led to additional work with L3 Communications and The Gallup Organization. His clients included the Joint Information Operations Warfare Command, Forces Command G3, Forces Command G4, the Army Reserve Command’s Transformation Integration Office, the Air Force Central Command and the Department of the Treasury. He has also served as an executive in small businesses and participated in the start-up of several new and successful companies.
Mr. Lowman holds an MS in International Affairs from the Georgia Institute of Technology.