Employee Assistance Program

Human capital experts. High-quality
programs. Hands-on services.

Headquartered in Charlotte, McLaughlin Young is a full-service human capital consulting firm that enables organizations to thrive.

Since 1987, we have developed and provided a holistic range of services to a wide range of clients, including Fortune 500s, smaller regional enterprises, and public sector entities. Through our employee assistance programs (EAP), our consulting practice, and a network with over 40,000 clinicians and consultants spanning 200 countries, we deliver a realistic, practical, proven approach to improving three key metrics: retention, growth, and productivity.


dr. r. john young

R. John Young, Ph.D.

Founder and Chairman

R. John Young, Ph.D. has more than 30 years of experience coaching executives and their direct reports to lead change within their organizations. With an undergraduate degree from the University of London and a doctorate from Purdue University, Dr. Young has taught at Washington University, Purdue University, and the University of North Carolina. He is a member of the American Psychological Association and a past president of the Society of Prospective Medicine. A native of Ireland, Dr. Young is Ireland's Honorary Consul for North Carolina.

Dr. Young is the author of: The Five Essential Leadership Questions: Living with Passion, Leading through Trust and Being Intentional: Making Work and Play One and the Same.

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moira locascio

Moira LoCascio


Moira LoCascio was promoted to CEO of McLaughlin Young in 2012 after serving as COO. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Richmond. She is a graduate of Leadership Charlotte and Leadership North Carolina. An active member of the National Association of Corporate Directors, Moira serves on the Board of Directors of Delta Dental of North Carolina as Vice-Chairperson and WFAE 90.7 as Secretary. She is a member of the Charlotte Chamber’s Board of Advisors and Women Executives. She is the recipient of Charlotte Business Journal’s Women in Business Award and 40 Under 40 Award, and The Mecklenburg Times named her one of Charlotte’s 50 Most Influential Women.

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Case Studies

Our Clients

  • Alcoa
  • CATO
  • CaroMont Health
  • Coach
  • Davidson College
  • Federal Reserve Bank
  • General Dynamics
  • Goodwill International
  • Ingram Industries
  • Kroger
  • Levi Strauss
  • National League of Cities
  • Nationwide
  • Pepco Holidings
  • Pfizer
  • Roush Fenway Racing

Headquartered in Charlotte, McLaughlin Young’s network includes more than 40,000 clinicians and consultants spanning 200 countries.

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