Welcome to Smith & Lehmann
When you engage Smith & Lehmann Consulting, you work with experienced staff at the forefront of the evaluation field. Our consultants are receptive listeners who recognize that you are the expert in your field, and we strive to incorporate your organization’s core values into all we do for you. We genuinely welcome client collaboration at all levels, maintaining open communication channels to ensure your engagement throughout each project. We understand that client objectives change, and we develop fluid project plans to successfully accommodate directional shifts. Above all, we use our proven organizational expertise to meet your deadlines with high-quality, meaningful results to help you achieve your real-world goals.
We believe that client relations are based on mutual trust and a shared vision of project goals. We regard our clients as expert partners and view our primary role as providers of methodological and management expertise. To fill this role successfully, we are committed to the ongoing development of our knowledge base, consistently keeping abreast of the most current and relevant research and methods. We also believe in the importance of every client and every project, regardless of size, and we design flexible, creative service plans to fit a range of client budgets.
A hallmark of Smith & Lehmann’s work is our emphasis on participatory process as a means of achieving positive results. We work closely with our clients at all steps of the project, from identifying project objectives, to designing the scope of work, identifying key stakeholders and synthesizing the findings. We believe strongly in the importance of close communication, providing clients with on-going feedback that will allow them to identify potential pitfalls and make mid-course adjustments in program design to increase the likelihood of success.