Spelman Johnson

Spelman Johnson is a specialized executive search and consulting firm with a proven history of filling leadership positions within higher education. Since 1991, over 1,200 institutions have relied upon Spelman Johnson for search assistance to fill critical positions. Spelman Johnson and Ideas for Action (IFA) have worked in tandem as firms who assist in executive search, leadership development, executive coaching initiatives and strategic planning. This partnership between IFA and Spelman Johnson allows colleges and universities a full complement of search and consulting services as they seek their most promising new leaders and programs.

For more information about Spelman Johnson, please visit  www.spelmanjohnson.com.


Reveln is a change and performance strategy consulting firm specializing in higher education leadership, team coaching and social media and non profit association planning.


Sadlouskos Consulting

Sadlouskos Consulting Services is a higher education-focused strategy consulting firm with a specialty in strategic planning and operational improvement initiatives. In addition, Sadlouskos Consulting Services provides custom executive coaching and career advisory services to vice presidents, academic leaders, technology leaders, and high potential directors in colleges and universities.


Nelson Strategic Consulting

Nelson Strategic Consulting (NSC) works with trade associations, professional societies, philanthropic organizations, NGOs, and intergovernmental organizations to design high performance governance systems, strengthen board performance, develop strategy and craft strategic solutions to challenges.


Studio Two

Studio Two is a multi-disciplinary design, development and branding agency with a focus on long-term collaboration, ROI, and comprehensive marketing services.


Mekanic Brands

Mekanic Brands has extensive experience in organizational culture, online communities, program development and volunteer activation – we focus on people as the lifeblood of a brand and enhance areas where they gain the most meaning.


Whorton Marketing Research

WM&R is a consultancy focused on conducting and applying research in the association and non-profit sector. The services include conducting quantitative and qualitative research, and developing and executing marketing plans.


Team Coaching Zone

The mission of the site is to contribute to the development of the field of team coaching in companies and organizations. Through the creation of content such as podcasts, blogs, webinars, resources, and discussion boards, The Team Coaching Zone seeks to support new and experienced team coaches to take their coaching practices to the next level.


Spark Strategy

Spark Strategy is a boutique leadership development firm focused on working end to end with clients to develop and deliver high impact management and leadership development solutions.


Cygnet Strategy

Cygnet Strategy, LLC specializes in large-scale transformational approaches to leadership, governance, strategy, and structure, with a particular focus on not for profit organizations.