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At TopDog, we believe in working in a mutually respectful way with our clients, and in using integrity and ethics while delivering the highest quality valued service in a fun, innovative way.

TopDog Communication and Development, L.L.C., was founded by Joi Lecznar, a results oriented consultant specializing in internal communication and human resources development. 

Previously, Joi was the Regional Development Director at JPMorgan Chase & Co., a leading global financial services firm with total assets of $1.2 trillion, operations in more than 50 countries and 160,000 employees.  In this capacity, Joi managed a human resources team who directed organizational development strategy and activities for 20,000 employees in Texas, including development and delivery of diversity initiatives.  She worked in various other human resources development roles, training, benefits and compensation, and communication at JPMorgan for 10 years. 

In addition, Joi spent the first 10 years of her career at Mercer, Incorporated, a division of Marsh & McLennan Companies, with 150,000 employees in 40 countries.  As a communication consultant and officer, Joi worked with over 100 organizations in developing and implementing internal communication strategies, specializing in benefits and compensation.

Joi graduated With Distinction from the University of Nebraska, majoring in Journalism and Communication, completed a certificate in Executive Business Education at the Smith College Consortium, and has received advanced facilitation and diversity training.   Joi is a member of the International Association of Business Communication (IABC).  She is certified as a senior human resources professional (SPHR) from the Society for Human Resource Management, and has been published by the Houston Business Journal

TopDog is certified as a woman owned business by The City of Houston and the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council.

What Clients Are Saying

“We have worked with Joi on several projects, from analyzing role clarity issues to developing investment education materials.  Her consulting style is professional, collaborative and client-focused.” 
Judy Albers
Principal
Intrepid Learning Solutions

“I have known Joi for over 12 years and have considered her to be a “go-to” resource.  She is comfortable working with employees at all levels and provides quick, reliable and results-driven work.”
Karen Domingue
Vice President
Corrpro Companies, Inc.

“We recently got to know Joi when she provided customized communication training to our organization. The training met our specific challenges and we have been pleased to see employees put their new knowledge to use in the workplace.”
Dana Oldham
Human Resources
RStahl, Inc.

“Joi took the time to get to know our specific organization and needs, and did not try to ‘sell a solution.’  Her data driven methodology to employee development has set us up for strategic change and improvement.”
Brian Greene
President/CEO
Houston Food Bank

“Joi stepped up to help us gain additional support for the Mayor’s Flexibility Initiative encouraging local businesses to offer flexible work arrangements.  We appreciate her creative writing and quick response time.”
Kathleen Kelley
Director of the Flexible Workplace Initiative. 
City of Houston

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