We are excited to meet you
Our team grew up in the nonprofit sector. Each and every one of us pair our evaluation expertise with a firsthand understanding of the world you live in.
Aisha Rios, PhD
Aisha is our resident ethnographic guru, specializing in how to integrate qualitative sources in unexpected ways.
Elena Harman, PhD
Elena is passionate about the power of evaluation to improve our communities, and is dedicated to transforming the way people think about and use evaluation.
Kai Fierle-Hedrick, MPhil
Kai is our expert facilitator, bringing a strengths-based perspective and specializing in creative, participatory methods.
Kayla Brooks, MA
Kayla is a pro at making sense of messy data, and pushes us to take our quantitative analysis skills to the next dynamic level.
Laura Sundstrom, MSW
Laura specializes in helping clients understand the “why” behind evaluation tasks, and leaves an impressive trail of evaluation skills wherever she goes.
Megan Maes, MNM
Chief of Staff
Megan champions our operational excellence, creating organizational systems and structures that are effective and supportive.
Stacie Hanson, MSW
Stacie brings social work to evaluation, specializing in navigating tense and sensitive topics gracefully within qualitative data methodologies.
Patricia (Patty) Montaño, MS, MA
Patty deploys evaluation to elevate participant voices by methodically weaving together different perspectives and data sources.
Raquel Rubio, MA, MS
Raquel brings evaluation to life in multicultural and multilingual contexts, specializing in qualitative methods and data visualization techniques that make data sing.