Mind and Hand Associates is a boutique consulting firm dedicated to helping educational institutions and the organizations supporting them succeed in the rapidly changing education arena. Higher education is a different kind of "industry" and Mind and Hand Associates has created a different kind of consulting firm to serve this community. We combine hard data with values-based discussion, new ideas with traditional ideals, and creative thinking with pragmatic implementation.
Our team has experience in both higher education and business and we can assemble project teams with best-fit resources for each client and project. Our higher education experience comes through leadership positions in program development, program management, executive education, admissions, student affairs, curriculum design and implementation, program evaluation, career development, alumni relations, marketing and teaching. Our business experience is from positions in strategy consulting, market research, marketing, program development, executive development, and public accounting. We have deep experience across a variety of functions in higher education and know how to improve processes and outcomes.
Mind and Hand is more than our name - it is our guiding philosophy. Uniting the power of mind and hand, or ideas and execution, is what we do best. And how we can help you succeed. We believe that to achieve sustainable competitive advantage an organization must understand the issues and opportunities at a deep level prior to crafting and executing its plan. At Mind and Hand Associates, we work with organizations to gain a solid understanding of the facts, imagine innovative options, conduct a thoughtful analysis of alternatives, and create a path forward that is unique to the organization and defensible in the marketplace.