What We Offer



From streamlined assessments, feasibility plans, evaluations, surveys, and more in-depth analysis, our team has the proven capacity to complete the leading edge, customized research you need, in your timeframe. All of our analysis is action oriented.



We advise urban and rural investment, corporate strategy, public policy decisions and philanthropic initiatives. We have a proven track record of working with public and private sector leaders to help them develop strategic, effective plans. We are outcome-oriented and stay connected with our clients long after our engagement ends. We see our work as investing in long-term relationships, not just another project on the books.


Short- or medium-term, we can support the implementation of a wide variety of projects and initiatives. Let us be your trusted partner to get your work off the ground or turned around.



We tailor each evaluation to our client’s objectives, drawing from a broad range of quantitative and qualitative assessment tools. We specialize in measuring impact at the neighborhood level, on vulnerable populations, and on underrepresented entrepreneurs. 

Recognition of Our Work

2019 National Adaptation Forum

In our backyard, we are excited to join the 2019 National Adaptation Forum in Madison, Wisconsin this year.  We are presenting our work at the Creating, Modeling and Sharing Insights from Resilient Agriculture and Forestry Systems session.

RES/CON 2017: The Global Resilience Summit

We were honored to have our work featured at RES/CON 2017: The Global Resilience Summit—the premier annual international conference on the practice of successful resilience and disaster management—in a session devoted to food system resilience.

The New Republic

Read a great article by Sean Cooper in the New Republic asking Is America Ready for the Next Superstorm? Our research is featured in the reporting.