What Our Clients Say

A+“Insignia Partners did a masterful job leading our board through a strategic planning exercise. They balanced our need for flexibility with our desire to achieve ambitious goals in a short period. They expertly managed a diverse array of voices and opinions in a way that resulted in a clear set of strategies that will accelerate the impact of our organization.” ~ Van Schoales, Chief Executive Officer, A+ Denver

“Thank you again for what you did for AAE and how you did it. You were patient, confident, helpful, and supportive, but you also coaxed and lovingly nudged us through a comprehensive and involved process that on our own we wouldn’t have been able to do. It was a very pleasant experience and left us better suited to overcome the challenges and maximize the opportunities ahead.” ~ Colin Sharkey, Executive Vice President, Association of American Educators


“Our new organization needed the steady direction of Insignia to help turn our thoughts and ideas into a strategic plan. Lisa and Marisol guided us through the process, which allowed us to be true to our objectives as an organization. They were always available, and we are grateful for their guidance and professionalism.” ~ Julie Collier, Founder and Executive Director, Parents Advocate League

“I just wanted to thank…Lisa and Marisol for their hard work on this! It turned out really great! I’m excited and looking forward to the excellence this will bring to Trillium as well as rolling up our sleeves and getting the work done! I feel like the time and energy put forth has already had a positive impact on the school and the task work hasn’t even happened yet!” ~ Angela Romanowski, Superintendent, Trillium Academy


“Insignia Partners helped identify and convene key stakeholders in our region and use their input to craft a program start-up plan. Their connections, expertise, and execution were vital to getting our program off to a great start.” ~ Gregory Handel, Senior Director, Detroit Regional Chamber


“I really enjoy working with the Insignia Partners team. Lisa and Marisol consistently produce high-quality work, and are a pleasure to work with. They know the education reform space, and therefore provide thoughtful guidance. I expect to work with them again and again.” ~ Eric Paisner, Chief of Staff, National Alliance for Public Charter Schools


“I feel like you hit it out of the park with Insignia Partners. Those ladies were amazing. They brought out all of our best qualities.” ~ Alicia Jenkins, Principal, Summit Academy North Middle School

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“Marisol and Lisa go above and beyond their call of duty. Their working style is such that we were not only confident in their strategic planning work, but we were even more confident in their dedication to the mission of MCSA and the sincere concern they showed for Mississippi’s unique political environment.” ~ Erika Berry, Executive Director, Mississippi Charter Schools Association

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“Insignia Partners is the hottest strategy planning team in the country. And they’re damn funny too!” ~ Caroline Roemer Shirley, Executive Director, Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools

“Insignia Partners responded to an RFP with thoughtful and detailed ideas. Once they were chosen for the  project, we found them to be responsive, flexible, and timely. We were very pleased with their report and it has provided the backbone for our funding strategy. I look forward to working with Marisol and Lisa again in the future.” ~ Elise Eplan, Facilitator, The Education Philanthropic Collaborative Fund

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