Through solo consultation and associate collaborations these projects have excelled…
Hobart & William Smith Colleges
Academic Strategic Planning:
To assure the colleges’ continued positioning as preeminent independent liberal arts schools, a comprehensive institutional planning and curriculum development process was undertaken engaging administration, faculty, students, alumni, and the local community.
Museum Association of New York (MANY)
Partnership Building and Merger Deliberations:
In an environment of scarce resources and distinct opportunities for improving museum services across New York State, engagement in full-scale system assessment and development led to a formalized state-wide merger of organizations.
Contractors' Association of Greater New York (CAGNY)
Training Program for Construction Superintendents’ & Project Managers:
Acknowledging that the construction superintendent’s role demands both “hard” and “soft” performance skills, 350 industry professionals have been trained since 2003 in the people side of the job, focusing on such critical aspects as negotiation, communication, and career development.
New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT)
Public Involvement Methodologies & Techniques:
To deepen the agency’s ability at engaging its public in decision making on transportation planning and construction, a multi-year state-wide capacity assessment and skill building program has been launched.
International Brotherhood of Boilermakers Tripartite Alliance
Gainsharing Handbook for the Energy Construction Industry:
An international alliance of industry, contractors, and unions collaboratively developed a handbook for promoting gainsharing as a means to achieve greater productivity, retain skilled manpower, and secure union labor market share in energy construction.
Farm-Based Education Association
Strategic Planning Initiative:
As a new organization supporting farmers in their development of farm-based education programs for schools, families, and communities in the Northeast the Board of Directors engaged in an intensive 6-month strategic planning process resulting in coordinated and focused plans for outreach and operations.
Clinton Global Initiative
To further cooperation amongst governments, private industry, and non-governmental organizations in addressing extreme poverty, climate change, problems in governance, and religion as a source of conflict, hundreds of leaders from around the world engaged in deliberation and pledges for action.
Northeast Subarea Transportation Study
Regional Transportation Planning Process:
Citizens, professional planners, and local governments in upstate New York were led through a one-year deliberation to develop a long-range plan for regional infrastructure decision making and funding.