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Focusing on clients’ comprehensive needs in each step of the business cycle.

  • Project Management

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    Innovative Management Strategists, LLC offers varying levels of support for managing our clients' projects-from augmenting their Project Management (PM) staff with a niche expertise to full life-cycle project planning and implementation.

    We provide niche expertise in areas such as:

    • Integration
    • Scope
    • Quality Assurance
    • Cost Management
    • Communications
    • Resource Management
    • Risk Management
    • Procurement
    • Risk Assessment
    • Time Management

  • Public Health

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    Public health support is a niche capability of IMS, as most of our management team and experts hold advanced degrees in public health and have practical experience in this arena.

    Innovative Management Strategists, LLC’s range of expertise includes:

    • Pandemic Response
    • Health Administration
    • Program Management
    • Social and Behavioral Health
    • Epidemiology
    • Environmental

  • Financial Management

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    One of the leading causes of operational failure of healthcare entities is financial mismanagement-usually a result of inadequate training and knowledge of administrative requirements for grant-funded programs.

    Innovative Management Strategists, LLC’s financial experts are experienced with policies and regulations that govern grant programs, and they provide health center CFOs with the necessary training and technical assistance to improve and manage fiscal outcomes.

  • Conference & Meeting Management

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    Innovative Management Strategists, LLC offers comprehensive support for conferences, meetings, and special events.

    Our Conference and Logistics Managers provide site selection and contract negotiation; event promotion, signage development; online registration development and management; evaluation development, dissemination and analysis; and travel and hotel logistics. IMS follows reimbursement guidelines in accordance with federal travel and per diem regulations. We also provide onsite support before (i.e., signage and registration set up), during (i.e., registration check in, escorts/guides, break out session facilitation, note taking and timekeeping) and after (i.e., evaluation dissemination, client debrief, future planning) the event.

  • Strategic Planning

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    Innovative Management Strategists, LLC utilizes contemporary contributions to theory and research to develop strategic plans at agency, division, and program levels.

    We partner with the client and other key stakeholders to design the framework for the plan, which includes the following activities:

    • Develop mission and vision statements
    • Assess external environments
    • Determine opportunities and threats
    • Provide internal environmental analyses
    • Identify strengths and weaknesses
    • Align goals and objectives with those of the organizational hierarchy
    • Link strategy and budget through business planning
    • Establish a culture of strategic leadership and control

  • Leadership Training & Coaching

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    Training and coaching effective leaders of government programs is critical to ensure qualified senior staff are prepared to assume leadership roles.

    Innovative Management Strategists, LLC offers experienced instructors, coaches, and facilitators that know governing policies and regulations of the Office of Personnel Management to guide aspiring new leaders-whether individual, team, supervisor, manager, or executive-through all phases of human capital planning and management.

    Our team is also available for onsite leadership training and coaching designed specifically for directors and officers of federally funded grant recipients. The following topics are a sample of our training offerings:

    • Strategic Management
    • Negotiation
    • Conflict Mediation
    • Succession Planning
    • Organizational Change
    • Continuous Quality Improvement
    • Short/Long Term Management


Innovative Management Strategists, LLC (IMS) is a designated 8(a) Small Disadvantaged Business (SBD) and Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB). As a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) certified 8(a) participant, IMS also participates in the General Services Administration’s (GSA) Streamlined Technology Application Resource for Services (STARS) II contract vehicle.

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