New York, NY

About Us

Strategy + Coaching + Execution = Results

Meet Our CEO

LaToya “LJ” Finney is a certified Project Management Professional (PMI PMP) and certified Executive, Career and Life Coach (ICF ACC) with over 20 years of experience on Wall Street and Technology and an avid golfer.Her company IN-18 LLC, helps individuals and companies through leadership development and coaching.She works to help employees, at all levels make the most of their skills for career growth and advancement. LJ has a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems from Long Island University, and a Master of Science in Computer Science from NYU Tandon School of Engineering. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated andPresident of the NYC Chapter of the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Amateur Golf Association. She was recognized by the Network Journal 40 under 40 and is also the producer and host of TeesMe, A podcast about the intersection of golf, life and business.
You can use your soft-skills to advance your career, even on the golf course with IN-18.

At IN-18 we help small and medium businesses, with 10-100 employees, create actionable plans to take the best path forward for their business. Our clients are primarily service providers, who are having a difficult time scaling for bigger projects and opportunities. They need a midrange plan, they need results, and they need to connect the dots. We work with you to create a solution to achieve your goals.


IN-18 LLC (IN18) is a Strategic Planning and Professional Development company helping people reach their greatest potential and companies create equitable and inclusive work environments. IN-18 has been providing full-cycle training and development services for 20 years. Our focus is leadership development, strategic business consulting, and project management. Through executive and leadership coaching, team-building events, and professional development training, we teach high achievers how to leverage soft skills to be better leaders. We help executives in Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and non-profit businesses build more diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environments.




  • LIU RocNation Series: A moderated conversation with Bozoma Saint John, Netflix
  • WOMN: Golf for Career Advancement (
  • LEADistics Life Reinvention Summit hosted by Dr. Kathryn Bingham
  • Guest on Sports Radio Talk show “To Be Honest” WHCR 90.3
  • Creatress Summit: Deals on the Golf Course (
  • The Dream Center Harlem: Effective Communication, Business Finance I and II, Creating an Idea that Works
  • Long Island University: Diversity in Golf
  • Building Your Personal Trifecta hosted by Notedd
  • Felician University Black Careers Panel
  • Race and Ethnic Identities Panel hosted by Rutgers University
  • Tory Sport Flagship Store; Golf, Life & Business
  • HUE Tech Summit Speaker (
  • Preparing to Lead hosted by Adaptive Growth Leadership and Rutgers