I like ‘hands’ (Traditional in Australia). You’ve got your leading hands, and your general hands.
What, you say, about people who do mental work?
Well, I type.
Anyway, we don’t need ancient Greek characters. You could go Roman (Patron, Client), but in your modern business program, you’ve got your Svengali, and the juniors would correspondingly be Trilbies – or Trilobites.