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Strategic Solutions, Inc. retains a pool of specialized consultants to ensure the highest quality services and products for our clients.

Our team of highly skilled consultants hold advanced degrees and have substantial experience providing multiple solutions-oriented services in a broad range of fields and industries.  Each consultant is carefully selected for his or her competency in two or more areas of expertise: management consulting, organizational development, knowledge management, program evaluation, content development and/or fund development.

All consultants have experience working collaboratively and professionally with Board members, corporate and organizational leaders, community leaders, school administrators, government officials, foundation officers, program operators, policymakers and other key constituents and stakeholders.  

In addition to our core consultants, SSI contracts with a select group of partners on an as-needed basis to secure specialized expertise required by unique projects. SSI also has a network of affiliates in the greater New York area and other parts of the country which are utilized to meet the needs of clients regionally and nationally.

Core Consultants:

Roger Cohen
Tamara Campbell
Donna L. Doty, Ph.D.
Judie Eisenberg
Bridgit Evans
Susan James, Ph.D.
David Rosen
Deanne M. Samuel, Ph.D.
Alex Tavares

Donna L. Doty, Ph.D.,
President & CEO


Dr. Doty is  a New York-based, nonprofit management consultant with 20-plus years of expertise in strategic planning, research and fund consulting for the nonprofit and public sector with special focus on the education, health and social service industries. Her expertise also extends to the for-profit sector.

During her lengthy tenure, Dr. Doty designed and conducted a broad scope of research (local, state and national) addressing a multitude of efficacy, advocacy and policy issues, including trends in education, health, workforce and youth development. Dr. Doty has also contributed to, designed and/or executed statewide and assessments for the NYS Departments of Education, Health and Labor, as well as for CUNY and SUNY University Systems and other area schools and school districts, and health and hospital corporations.  Additionally, she has conducted market research for the corporate sector, and has both client and supplier side experience.

Among other accomplishments, Dr. Doty’s fundraising prowess is legendary—she secured 50-plus million in public and private funding, and designed and authored dozens of grant-based evaluations. Additionally, she helps clients develop strategic plans, conduct prospect research, prepare budgets and fiscal reports, manage funds, establish databases and tracking systems, and cultivate cooperative partnerships for projects and grants.  She also provides Board Assist and Start-up assistance.

A gifted writer, Dr. Doty is further skilled at planning, developing and executing successful communication strategies and marketing campaigns designed to enhance the visibility and viability of an organization, and advance its programs, services or products. Throughout her career, she has also held a number of freelance posts in the publishing and media industries, and served as Executive Editor for an international film magazine, Writer and Associate Producer for a public television documentary (distributed to PBS) and Content Producer for several digital entertainment and network design companies. 

Prior to SSI, Donna held senior level posts in both the corporate and nonprofit sectors, and taught at the college and graduate levels at Fordham University. She also sat on the Board of Directors for several local nonprofit organizations.

Dr. Doty is also a member of the Nonprofit Professionals Advisory Group, the Nonprofit Board Members Network, the American Sociological Association and the American Educational Research Association. She has consulted with schools and school districts on issues of assessment and evaluation, and conducted regional workshops and presentations on educational research and evaluation, as well as on fundraising and grant writing. 

Dr. Doty holds Doctorate and Master degrees in Sociology from Fordham University and Bachelor degrees in Sociology and Psychology from Molloy College; she is a recipient of the prestigious Herbert H. Lehman Fellowship, two Fordham University fellowships and numerous other scholarly honors and awards.