Empowering
the Future

with people-driven solutions

We’re an innovative consulting firm providing strategic guidance and technology solutions to help education, nonprofits, healthcare, and state and local governments move their missions forward.

At Attain Partners, we’re not just powering the futurewe’re empowering it. Ready to get started?

Changing the world
by changing
the way we work

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Complex challenges call for cutting-edge solutions. We founded Attain Partners to change the world by changing the way organizations work. From optimizing your processes to using emerging technologies to help create more opportunities, we merge the purposeful with the practical to develop real-world solutions that make a difference while empowering everyone along the way. As your dedicated partner, our team of experts does the heavy lifting so your team can focus on what matters most.

We help organizations
Attain more through…

Technology

Management

Compliance

Technology

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Salesforce
Innovation

Our services include implementation, managed services, strategic planning, and roadmaps all delivered using the experience gained from delivering over 900 projects to more than 1,200 clients.

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Application Development
and Modernization

We help institutions adapt to the demands of a constantly evolving business environment by reinforcing their strengths while simultaneously forging a future with a metrics-driven, best-in-class approach to developing and modernizing applications and business processes.

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Enterprise
Business Solutions

Our comprehensive ERP practice allows clients to gain real-time insights and enhanced capabilities and efficiencies across their organizations by providing innovative, cost-effective solutions that deliver on the value that the ERP investment promised.

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Advanced
Analytics

Using an array of statistical and quantitative analysis, explanatory and predictive modeling, fact-based management tools, and deep industry expertise, our professionals are committed to delivering cost-effective, innovative solutions that deliver tangible results.

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Data
Science

We combine human insight with machine learning to focus on what matters most: achieving mission objectives, improving operations, supporting open science, building new assets, and enabling better outcomes.

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Emerging
Technology

The diversity in next-generation computing platforms ranges from traditional High Performance Computers, artificial intelligence clusters, lightweight IOT platforms, and even quantum computing. Our experts leverage the power of cutting edge, state of the art equipment, design, and operating philosophies to exponentially increase the power of computing.​

Management

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Organizational
Transformation

We help our clients design organizations aligned with strategy to reduce costs, drive performance, and strengthen both short-term performance and long-term organizational health, providing them a blueprint/framework and roadmap for their organizations.

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Change
Management

Leveraging the industry gold standard Prosci methodology positions us to guide clients through the challenging landscape of change, whether it be developmental, transitional, or transformational. We deliver transformative results that lead to strong return on investments.

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Strategic
Planning

Armed with our expertise and a deep understanding of industry structures and dynamics, we work to strengthen our clients’ strategy development processes, enhance overall strategic decision-making, and optimize and sustain desired results created by change.

Business Process
Modernization

Our deep management and technology consulting expertise helps organizations optimize the way their people, processes, and technology work together. We take a methodical approach to assessing and analyzing problems, designing new organizational architectures, and streamlining workflows and processes.

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Program
Management

We are one of the industry’s leading providers of end-to-end program management support services for large-scale systems integration and development programs. We deliver value through acquisition support, earned value management (EVM), schedule management, systems engineering, and independent verification and validation (IV&V).

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Strategic Finance and
Risk Management

We deliver the cost-effective, innovative solutions our clients need, using tools and a series of proprietary financial ratios that have been developed over 30 years and are presented in the industry-standard reference book, Strategic Financial Analysis for Higher Education: Identifying, Measuring, and Reporting Financial Risks, co-authored by Attain Partners.

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Enrollment Management
and Student Services

We enable schools to optimize their operations, reduce administrative burden, and improve the overall experience for students. We accomplish this by working with organizations to leverage existing strengths while sharing our in-depth knowledge of federal regulations, industry best practices, and proven technology solutions.

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Shared and
Managed Services

From F&A cost recovery to Salesforce essentials, we offer a program of tools, frameworks, applications, and best practices to help our clients achieve success faster, easier, and for less, all with a predictable result.

Compliance

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Grants
Management

Our experts have deep backgrounds in allowable costs, Facilities & Administration rate proposals and negotiations, proposal submissions, financial reporting and closeouts, and research compliance including export control.

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Cost Recovery
Optimization

We offer world-class expertise in implementing industry best practices; reviewing, developing, and applying costing methodologies; and interpreting the dynamic regulatory environment that affects cost recovery rates.

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Financial
Aid

Our tailored consulting solutions are designed to meet the unique needs of each client. Using comprehensive financial aid assessments, we provide schools with a customized action plan to streamline processes and improve efficiencies, while maintaining compliance with federal regulations.

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Who We Are

We understand that it’s people who make missions possible. Our leadership team includes consultants, advisors, engineers, and technologists with decades of public sector expertise delivering groundbreaking, people-focused solutions that make a lasting difference. We know what you need because we’ve experienced your challenges firsthand. Together, we can build a better today and a more empowered tomorrow.

Greg Baroni

Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer

Vik Bansal

Managing Director, Finance and Operations

Alex Brown

Manager and Practice Lead

Jeff Coe

Director, Contracts

Mark Davis

Managing Partner and Practice Lead

Wally Davis

Partner and Practice Lead

Maureen Goldman

Senior Manager, Marketing and Communications

Philip Hoff

Senior Manager, Human Resources

Mark Meyers

Principal and Practice Lead

Reshma Patel-Jackson

Senior Principal and Practice Lead

Rich Roberts

Partner and Chief Financial Officer

Alanna Steffens

Principal and Practice Lead

Susan Tobes

Senior Director, Strategic Growth

Ellen Walsh

Managing Director and Chief Marketing Officer

Careers

At Attain Partners, we help our people grow to their fullest potential and foster the creativity that sparks innovation. Here, your ideas can invent the future.

We provide an unparalleled career path to ensure you learn and grow, becoming a multi-dimensional professional whose expertise not only runs deep, but also spans across various management, compliance, and technology consulting functions. Along the way you get direct access to executives and market-moving leaders in your field who can help you thrive.

Our collaborative work environment encourages new ways of thinking and values a commitment to excellence—producing the best results for our clients. Search our job portal below and see how you can advance your career with Attain Partners.

Attain Partners is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Who We Serve

We are privileged to serve clients across the public sector, including education, nonprofits, healthcare, and state and local governments. A values-driven company, we provide strategic guidance, compliance support, and technology solutions to help organizations advance their important missions.

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Institutions

Serving more than 70 of the top 100 U.S. research institutions

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Ivy League

Serving 100% of Ivy League Schools

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Nonprofits

Serving nearly 150 of the nation’s largest nonprofit organizations

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Salesforce Projects

Completed more than 900 Salesforce projects

News & Events

For additional insights, check out Attain Partners’ news, events, and blog.

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