Our Team

Juliet Morphew, Senior Consultant 

Austin, Texas

Juliet Morphew serves as senior consultant. She specializes in small business solutions, evaluations, financial analysis, business development strategies, strategic planning and execution, board restructuring, advisory board recommendations and plans for growing companies and  organizations into forward motion.

Kirsten Richert, Consultant

Short Hills, New Jersey

Drawing upon her experience in three core disciplines–business management, ideation, and facilitation—Kirsten teaches fail-safe methods that have been successfully used in many corporate and nonprofit environments as practical and effective approaches to creativity, innovation, and problem solving. Formerly Vice President of Product Management and Marketing at Pearson, she oversaw the creation of breakthrough “digital-first” K-12 curriculum. Kirsten received her undergraduate degree in Social Science from Hampshire College, her master’s degree in Education from Teacher’s College at Columbia University, and her training in innovation and facilitation methods from SIT (Systematic Inventive Thinking). She teaches Design Thinking and Communication and Innovation at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY.

Mary Connolly, Associate Consultant 

Chicago, Illinois

Mary Connolly serves as associate consultant. She has served as Chief Development Officer for Spence-Chapin Services; as Vice President of Development for Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy; as Director of Development and Communications for Episcopal Social Services; and as the CEO of Gilda’s Club Northern New Jersey. Her consulting work has been primarily with start-up and transitioning non-profits; conducting organizational assessments and creating fundraising plans and assisting with fundraising events.