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Ideas for Action LLC is a management consulting practice driven by a passion to empower the potential of people and organizations.

Founded in 1995 by our President and CEO, Jean S. Frankel, IFA has been providing customized management consulting, strategic planning, governance, leadership development and executive coaching services to organizations in a variety of business sectors, including academic institutions,  trade and professional associations, and other non-profit organizations, foundations and societies.

Our clients benefit from an extraordinary team of collaborative, purpose-driven consultants, coaches and colleagues, dedicated to helping organizations work through difficult issues, find creative solutions, and plan and execute extraordinary results. Our partners bring a high level of expertise and energy to every client engagement. Through collaborative partnerships, Ideas for Action clients benefit from the expertise and resources of a select group of talented professionals sharing the same perspectives, values, and superior combination of knowledge, experience and results.

Our clients bring us to the table when they want to develop strategy, build consensus, and achieve results. Words they consistently use to describe our work are: expert….creative…focused…high-energy….great results. They enjoy the experience of working with us; from the first contact, through the design and facilitation of our work, through timely, accurate documentation and follow-up. They benefit from our advice and counsel long after the engagement has officially been completed.