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Earn each client’s long-term trust with meaningful relationships and value-added services


Exceed client expectations with customized consulting services focused on collaborative models for strategic planning, executive coaching, team development, organization assessment, meeting facilitation, and training.


Lynne Carbone & Associates, Inc. (LCA) is a Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) based in Bethesda, Maryland. LCA delivers dynamic and engaging organization and management consulting services, specializing in strategic and execution planning, executive coaching, change management, team/leadership development, meeting facilitation and customized training.



Lynne Carbone is the President of Lynne Carbone & Associates, Inc. (LCA), an organization and management consulting firm, established in 1989 and based in Bethesda, Maryland. With more than 30 years of experience, Ms. Carbone is known for exceeding client expectations and delivering high quality and tangible results with every engagement. She has a proven track record with clients in aerospace, defense, agriculture, environmental monitoring and prediction, natural resource management, health care and an array of professional societies and trade associations. 

LCA’s core mission focuses on turning problems and challenges into opportunities. The firm’s unique approach utilizes customized processes, tools, and technology to promote collaborative problem-solving and consensus-based decisions. Most recognized for its strategic planning process, LCA also provides customized conference and meeting design, facilitation, organization design, team development and executive coaching. 

Following three annual engagements providing strategic and teambuilding services, Lynne was selected as an Honorary Commander for the U.S. Air Force Reserve's 78th Air Refueling Squadron. This award was in recognition for her contribution to advancing the Squadron's strategic mission and team efforts. 

Ms. Carbone earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees from American University, where she is currently a guest lecturer on strategic planning and consulting for the undergraduate and MBA programs in the Kogod School of Business.

Lynne Carbone accepting the title of Honorary Commander for the 78th Air Refueling Squadron, US Air Force; 2013


David works as a principle LCA partner in designing and delivering strategic planning, organizational change, and team development engagements to a variety of federal agencies, trade associations, professional societies, and private sector companies. David performs the majority of the firm’s data collection and analysis, producing reports and drafting plans designed to aid in the strategic planning process and ultimate decision-making. He is the author of LCA’s quarterly “Emerging Trends” document which provides a scan of global, national, and industry specific trends impacting long-term clients. 

David joined LCA in May 2013 as a Strategy and Management Consultant. Bidwell earned an MBA from American University in Washington, DC and is certified in a number of areas including facilitation, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator administration, and I-Nexus strategy execution software. 

Prior to joining LCA, David was co-founder and CFO of ReefCam, LLC, a company that broadcast and sold live HD video streams from coral reefs around the world directly to users via mobile apps, television, and the web. ReefCam customers included National Geographic, Animal Planet, and Oceana. 


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