Advancing Strategic Innovations, LLC

Advancing Strategic Innovations is a small, Delaware based, community-oriented, management consulting firm that is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB). Its founding partners, Marihelen Barrett and Will Henry, each have over thirty years of experience in developing, implementing, managing, and evaluating community initiatives. Ms. Barrett has served as the Principal Investigator or Senior Manager for several large-scale national evaluations including the Turning Point Initiative funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to engage states and communities in public health improvement. She has extensive experience in developing and implementing maternal and child health and public health programs. She is a skilled facilitator of strategic planning and quality improvement efforts for community coalitions and organizations. Mr. Henry has served as the Senior Manager for pioneering national and regional efforts to increase the effectiveness of management and procurement of public, private, nonprofit organizations, their outcome and return on investment. He has an extensive business, marketing and communications background and is experienced in balanced score card and Baldridge quality improvement methods. He is a community leader and skilled at facilitating and advancing community engagement.

Advancing Strategic Innovations has advanced the use of performance improvement technology, relationship building, and social media to bring cost effective capacity building and collaboration support to leaders in the nonprofit, private, and public sectors. Over the past six years these leaders have trained, coached, supported, or consulted on various aspects of evaluation, performance measurement, leadership, partnership development and quality improvement tools/approaches with people from more than 100 organizations in Delaware and the Delaware Valley.