The Foundation for Integrative Research gratefully acknowledges the following individuals for their leadership and wisdom.
Leyla Pinarli – Chairman
Leyla Pinarli is an Entrepreneur, multiple Business Owner and the President of Onesource Document Management Inc. (OSDM). OSDM currently employees over 90 employees and has been a successful business since 1995.
She has been a member of Vistage (The Executive Committee) for 4 years and is currently a member of The Alternative Board (TAB) for the past 4 years. Both organizations cater to top CEO’s, and multi-million dollar business owners.
Over the past 13 years, Leyla has been on a journey of personal and professional development. During this journey, she has explored the many facets of human behavior. To date she has earned certification as a Trainer of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), graduated Tony Robbins Mastery University, earned accreditations through the National Guild of Hypnotists, completed Landmark Education Forum, completed Advanced Energy in Constellation work, Nine Gates Mystery School, and Reconnection (energy healing).
Leyla’s heartfelt purpose leads her to embrace contribution, lending herself to empowering humanity, sharing, caring, loving and transforming the world!
S. Lane Pierce – Chief Executive Officer / President
Lane is a Master Trainer of Neuro Linguistic Programming, Hypnosis and other Technologies of the Mind. Lane is a practicing Consulting Hypnotist, Certified Master Practitioner of NLP and is certified in several systems of energy work and the releasing of emotional baggage. He is a Charter Member of the Advisory Board for the International Positive Psychological Association and is the founder of The Foundation for Integrative Research, Inc.
Having been involved in the IT field since 1985, Lane is the primary architect behind the technology of The Foundation.
Lane has an extensive background in business and the service industry. He has successfully led many negotiations and post-sale projects to completion with high client satisfaction. He is an accomplished presenter and specializes in training personnel in human factors and communication skills. He has helped businesses see growth, community organizations build strength, and his work in teaching how to control one’s own mind has proven to change the lives of his clients in private practice as well.
He is devoted to his work of helping people to improve their lives. Lane shows the same deep compassion and commitment to his work, his community, and his family.
Colleen Pierce – Director / Vice-President
Carolann Jacobs – Director
Carolann graduated with honors from Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business and Dedman College. She is also a graduate of Coach University and a member of the International Coach Federation. Carolann is a certified FAST Facilitator and holds a Project Management Professional Certification from the Project Management Institute.
Carolann owns Vivid Epiphany Inc., a coaching and consulting company. She is a sought-after public speaker, executive coach, and co-host of the internet show “Lunch and Learn TV”. Previously, Carolann served nearly twenty years in management with consulting firms and startups. She has acted as a coach and mentor to many throughout her career. She lives in Plano, Texas with her husband, Russ, and their many dogs and cats.
Carolann brings her professionalism and experience to The Foundation. She is a true entrepreneur who is always working toward inspiring people and workplaces.
Khatonia McCarty – Director / Chief Legal Officer
Khatonia is a graduate of Southern Methodist University School of Law and holds a Doctorate of Jurisprudence and she is licensed by the State Bar of Texas. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Accounting from Fisk University.
Khatonia is the Attorney-Owner of The McCarty Firm in Dallas Texas. With over 15 years of experience behind her, Khatonia brings value to small to medium size corporations as their General Counsel.
As a mom, and successful business leader, Khatonia has a true desire to work with non-profit organizations for the betterment of future generations. As a self-professed mentor and teacher, her interests are in helping people with passion and desire bring their visions to reality. The Foundation is fortunate to have her serve on our Board of Directors and as General Counsel. Her knowledge of successful practices and her passion is very much in-line with The Foundation’s mission.
Andy Gee – Director / Chief Marketing Officer
Andy was raised in San Francisco, CA and received his Doctor of Jurisprudence at Hastings College of Law with an emphasis in real estate law. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from the University of California in Berkeley, CA.
Andy is a strong entrepreneur and was the catalyst, visionary, co-founder and first Chairman of the Board of EBALDC, a non profit organization in the San Francisco Bay Area combining many social services into one facility.
Andy has also been instrumental in creating profit for both commercial and private enterprises. He has worked as a project manager, facilities manager, business development manager, investor, appraiser, and remodeler.He is currently working as a business development manager and is Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of a non profit which sells and facilitates the Journey of Life Game. He is also actively assembling practitioners to create a signature holistic health facility to include educational classes and community outreach. Andy brings visionary ideas, analytical problem solving, personal drive and resourcefulness into The Foundation.
Advisory Board Members
Dr. Yvonne Oswald – General Advisor
Dr. May Tse – General Advisor
Don Aspromonte – NLP Credentialing