+ team

We are a passionate team of experienced strategists, researchers, entrepreneurs, and educators. In addition to our core team we leverage a wide network of experts and creative partners to deliver dynamic insights and engaging programs for our clients.
Grady Powell

Founder & CEO
LinkedIn // @jgradypowell
Futures, Strategy, Communications, Design, Facilitation
Jeffrey Bailey, PhD

Director of Strategy
Public Policy, Market Research, Think Tanks, Higher Education
Katie Pittman, MBA

Sr. Consultant
Operations, Accountability, HR, Education
Hilary Rikard

Operations & Program Manager
Project Management, Events, Education, Literacy
Joe Waters

Sr. Advisor
LinkedIn // @JoeWaters_GVL
Social Theory, Pay for Success, Early Childhood, Arts
Tim Green, PhD

Sr. Researcher and Data Analyst
Urban Planning and Policy, Regional Economic Development, Research Design, DataViz, GIS