ABOUT BIRCH CONSULTING
Birch Consulting works with collective impact initiatives, collaborations, and organizations that are focused on solving complex social and environmental problems. I provide a range of services that support effective strategy development and implementation. My work balances relationships, process and outcomes for high-impact, sustainable results.
MEET THE FOUNDER
Mona Jones-Romansic, founder of Birch Consulting, has worked with organizations, ranging from start-ups to national foundations, for a decade to improve organizational strategy, operations and culture. Mona leverages her experience to:
- Build multi-sector collaboration
- Tap into the wisdom of collectives to design innovative solutions to complex problems
- Guide groups to articulate clear and compelling visions and goals
- Develop rigorous strategy within organizations and between partners
- Align capacity and culture with strategy for effective and sustained implementation
Mona is known as a highly intuitive and insightful consultant whose systems-focused approach surfaces the fundamental obstacles facing her clients rather than simply addressing symptomatic issues. Her facilitation style creates a safe space for her clients to reflect, turn towards challenges honestly and openly, and leverage their unrealized strengths for greater impact.
Context, Culture and Equity in Collective Impact: Reflections on Tamarack Institute’s 2015 SummitSince John Kania and Mark Kramer coined the phrase “Collective Impact” and defined its five principles in 2011, the concept has rapidly gained currency. At Tamarack Institute’s recent Collective Impact Summit in Vancouver, Canada, much of the discussion was around how... read more
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