Authentic Leadership Solutions is a personal growth and leadership development organization that values and seeks to add value to individuals and organizations through training, coaching, impact assessment, and seminar.

We individualize solutions to equip our clients to lead themselves and develop leaders through timeless leadership principles. We help our clients, through transformations, to grow with character, integrity, and authenticity while building strong and successful organizations.

We take pride in being people-centric, servant leaders who value people and add value to them through our giving of services & training materials to our community, churches, schools and non-profit organizations.

We are proud members of:

MetroHartford Alliance Investors
Simsbury Chamber of Commerce
Certified by State of Connecticut
MetroHartford Alliance Investor
Simsbury Chamber of Commerce
State Certified Small/Minority Business Enterprise as a Diversity Supplier for Leadership Assessment & Training Services

Meet the Team

Fred and Lloyd are both international Trainers, Speakers and Executive coaches with the Maxwell Leadership Team.

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Fred Choi

Co-Founder and CEO

Fred is an Executive Director of the Maxwell Leadership Team who is certified in leadership training, coaching and speaking. For 25 years, Fred served in various IT leadership positions in organizations ranging from technology startups to Fortune 100 financial firms across the US and Japan. During that journey, Fred began to understand the importance of bringing out the best in people and the difference it makes to nurture and multiply a culture of unstoppable growth to achieve excellence.

To date, Fred had successfully added values to individuals & organizations of professionals, entrepreneurs, MBA students, youth and parents, on the subject of leadership & personal growth.

Fred is the Co-Founder and CEO of Authentic Leadership Solutions LLC. He is married with three children and lives in Farmington CT with his family.

"You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight."


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Lloyd Huie

Maxwell Leadership Certified Speaker, Trainer,  Coach & DISC Consultant

Lloyd is an experienced professional with over 25 years in the banking, financial services, and food-service industry. He is a certified speaker, trainer and coach with the Maxwell Leadership Team. His background includes an MBA in Finance, people management, community and commercial banking, portfolio management, underwriting and workout.

Throughout his career, Lloyd has come to learn the value of personal growth, leadership development and teamwork. He is a Maxwell DISC Consultant with extensive experience in Community and Commercial Banking.

Lloyd is focused on adding value to others by providing training in personal growth, leadership development, team building and giving back to his community. He is married with two children and lives in CT.


"Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip-toe if you must, but take the step."

Barbara Lachance

Barbara Lachance

Founding Partner

Barbara is an Author, Artist, Teacher and Ordained Anglican Priest. She has a passion to see lives change for the better. She is the founder of three successful non-profit organizations. She has a background in Pastoral Counseling, is a Master Life Strategist and Life Coach. She is certified through the Institute of Behavioral Living for the DISC Personality Testing, Life Forming Coaching and Kiros Ministries. She has spoken nationally and internationally on Developing Strategy for the Marketplace and Pastoral Counseling. She is the Founder of the CT House of Prayer, and Spirit Wind Center for Creativity and Healing. She sits on the Board of Directors for several marketplace ministry. She
and Gerry have 5 children , 4 grandchildren and reside on their farm in Hanover CT.

Gerry Lachance

Gerry Lachance

Founding Partner

Gerry is a successful businessman who has a passion to see transformation in the workplace. Trained as an accountant, he served in various financial management positions with multi-national corporations including Whirlpool Corporation, Lockheed Aircraft, Pratt & Whitney and Silver Industries. In 1985, he became part owner of Plas-Pak Industries, a medical plastics company. In 2002, he sold his corporate interest to pursue other assignments. He currently is a partner with Generational Solutions, dedicating his time to mentoring, coaching and business consulting for individuals who desire to start & operate successful Kingdom businesses.

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Growth is the only guarantee that tomorrow will get better. Contact us to schedule a complimentary lunch-n-learn.