Lianne Hope is the founder of Hope Consulting Group (HCG), a small business that specializes in project management and community engagement within the public health and behavioral health industries.

She has dedicated her life’s work to uplifting HIV/AIDS communities.  Through the Ryan White Program, the largest source of federal funding for HIV services, Lianne has managed advisory boards whereby HIV advocates determine how funds are spent.

Lianne holds a Master of Public Health and Master of Social Work from Boston University.  Although her home base is in Oakland, CA, she considers herself “bi-coastal” and looks forward to a refreshing pint of Sam Adams Summer Ale every year.

Lianne has a broad array of skillsets including meeting facilitation, training and education, research, treatment planning, case management, and fundraising.

Lianne identifies as a proud queer woman of color.