Measuring Success was founded in 2003 and grew out of research work in performance measurement by our founder, Sacha Litman, at the Harvard Business School, Kellogg Business School, and the Harvard Kennedy School from 2000-2003. Our founder was one of the pioneers in the field of non-profit performance measurement. His work in performance measurement for non-profits began while he was an analyst at McKinsey and Company, where he observed many approaches for for-profit clients and a found notable absence of such data in non-profit (pro bono) work. He soon developed a successful performance measurement system for a nationally franchised non-profit organization, where he was Director of Organizational Strategy. His methodologies and approaches have been published in the Stanford Social Innovation Review (inaugural issue), and he speaks regularly at Social Enterprise conferences.
Our team consists of professionals with a unique combination of skill sets in consulting, statistical analysis, and technology development, which to enables us to perform projects that strategy firms, software development firms and quantitative consulting firms cannot. We employ full time professional staff, support staff, and a network of vetted associates.
Sacha is the Founder and Principal Consultant of Measuring Success, a strategy consulting firm dedicated to developing quantitative tools and models to enhance organizational effectiveness. Sacha holds his M.B.A. with highest distinction from Kellogg (Northwestern), an M.P.A. from Harvard’s Kennedy School and a B.S. in applied mathematics, summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from Yale University. He is a recipient of a Wexner Graduate fellowship, Dorot fellowship, and attended the Pardes Institute. Sacha has worked for McKinsey and Company and Credit Suisse, and was director of strategy and consulting for an international non-profit organization.
Nancy is an innovative leader for strategy and growth who has worked with diverse organizations, from start-up social enterprise to Fortune 500. Nancy has extensive experience helping clients evaluate complex data and markets, and using the data to improve organizational effectiveness. Nancy oversaw strategy assignments as a Partner at global consulting firms. As Adjunct Professor of Marketing at the University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business, Nancy teaches social media and internet marketing. She holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a BA, magna cum laude, from Yale University.
Deborah is a dedicated analyst with experience working for several U.S. government agencies, including the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board, and the Office of Inspector General in the Department of Energy. Deborah managed voter registration offices for the 2008 Presidential campaign, and has significant experience with fundraising, sales and marketing for a leading hospitality company. Deborah holds a BA from Northwestern University and an Advanced Certificate in Project Management from Stanford University.
Daniel joined Measuring Success after spending three years at Accenture. As a consultant on the United States Postal Service account, Daniel worked primarily in the technology delivery lifecycle and project management. Daniel graduated from the University of Maryland with a BA in Economics, and recently attended the Pardes Institute. Outside of his work at Measuring Success, Daniel teaches 7th grade Sunday school at a conservative synagogue in Rockville, MD.
Lindsay joined Measuring Success after spending five years working in Real Estate and Economic Development consulting at Green Door Advisors and Robert Charles Lesser & Co. (RCLCO). In her prior experience, Lindsay used demographic, financial, and fiscal analysis to provide comprehensive advisory services to public sector, non-profit, and for-profit clients. Lindsay holds a Masters of City Planning with a specialization in Community and Economic Development from the University of Pennsylvania, and a BA in Psychology and Economics with Honors from Case Western Reserve University.
Hannah has extensive multidisciplinary experience in performance improvement and change management for Fortune 500 Companies and the U.S. Government. As a management consultant at RLG International, Hannah led multi-million dollar projects with clients including the U.S. Navy and a major oil and gas operator. Hannah is a member of the MBA Enterprise Corps, which places exceptional MBA graduates in emerging market companies around the world, through which she developed nearly $5 million dollars in contracts for local businesses in Luanda, Angola. Hannah holds an MBA from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School and a BA from George Washington University.
As an international business development consultant, Kellen has successfully led projects in several sectors, including information technology and joint American- Brazilian ventures. Kellen has a long history as an advocate for public health, working closely with NGOs in the United States and Latin America.
Andrew joined Measuring Success after launching his own outcome-based social enterprise and advising other social entrepreneurs as program manager at Village Capital, a social venture fund. He has over 3 years of experience innovating blended quantitative and qualitative data collection methodologies for mission-driven clients, including General Electric Foundation, Centers for Disease Control and German Aid Corporation. Andrew holds a BA in Cultural Anthropology from Emory University and a BS with highest honors in Environmental Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology.
Laurel joined Measuring Success after working as a data analyst in higher education. Prior to Measuring Success, Laurel worked at Virginia Tech on data modeling and forecasting projects. Her work with the Department of Capital Assets and Financial Management (CAFM) involved the creation of analytical tools for precise fund planning and more efficient database queries. Laurel holds a B.A. in Mathematics from the University of Virginia.
William joined GrapeVine after working as a Social Media & Communications Manager at a healthcare firm. William executed an enterprise social media and digital strategy to help the organization better engage, communicate and interact with its clients and members. Prior to this, William was the founder and CEO of 3M8, LLC – a technology company that manufactured and sold lower cost multi-touch systems globally for four years. William graduated from Virginia Tech with a B.A. in History.
Jeremy is a seasoned technology executive. Most recently, he was COO and VP of Strategy & Corporate Development for North Plains Systems where he completed a turnaround of the company and successfully sold the company to Accel-KKR. In 2000, Jeremy co-founded an embedded operating systems company, Wasabi Systems. As CFO, he was responsible for the Company’s three rounds of venture financing and a strategic partnership with Intel Capital. Jeremy subsequently led Wasabi’s worldwide Business Development activities. Earlier in his career, Jeremy was a private equity Associate with Riverside Partners and an investment banking analyst with Shattuck Hammond.
Patricia enters the consulting sphere after years as a client advocate and social program developer in the non-profit sector. Her work encompassed intra- and inter-organizational strategy as well as client-centered practice. She is intimately familiar with the challenges that non-profits face as they attempt to collect and use data and the importance of measurement as a driver of success. She holds an M.P.P. from The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University and a B.A. in Psychology from Gordon College.
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GrapeVine Graphic Design Intern
Our team seeks graduate or undergraduate students interested in a paid internship. This internship offers a unique opportunity to collaborate with our experienced marketing associates and senior management to launch several national marketing initiatives. As an intern you will be encouraged to express your ideas, immediately contribute your skills and past experience and have an active role in making decisions related to increasing traffic, lead acquisition/retention, client on-boarding and social media strategy.
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