C.A. Friend Consulting was founded in 2008 with a mission to help create and sustain thriving communities. Research revealed that there are sufficient direct service organizations available to achieve this mission. Thus, C.A. Friend Consulting operates with the belief that if these organizations can use best practices, data-informed decision making, and effective planning processes they can make more efficient use of existing resources and create greater impact. 

C.A. Friend Consulting is a highly specialized business solution that provides innovative and
tactical outcomes. It is comprised of a team of exceptionally qualified executives that solve the
most challenging and complex problems for organizations and the leaders that run them. We enable organizations, businesses, the people that lead them to engage in experiences that radically transform outcomes creating success for them now and in the future. We are transforming communities by enhancing the organizations that build and care for them.


If your organization has a goal to positively impact individuals and/or communities then we can help you. We provide our services to a variety of organizations including:

  • Human Service Agencies
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • K-12 Education Agencies
  • Higher Education Agencies
  • For-Profit Businesses
  • Media Outlets
  • Churches and other Faith Institutions

Our clients are organizations of all sizes and from all business sectors. You can learn more about our past clients on our client page or go to our contact page and send us a message to receive a free initial consultation.

More specifically, C.A. Friend Consulting has expertise in the areas of:

  • Community/Stakeholder Engagement
  • Cultural Competence
  • Diversity, Inclusion, & Equity
  • Group Process & Facilitation
  • Leadership Development
  • Needs and Resource Assessment
  • Program Evaluation
  • Program Development
  • Project Management
  • Quantitative & Qualitative Research
  • Strategic Planning
  • Team Building

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