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External Partners

MAD contracts with management consulting firms through a master contract to provide services that both complement and supplement those provided by our consultants. The firms are listed below, with links to their websites (if available).

If you are interested in working with one of the firms on our master contract, contact Beth Bibus at 651-259-3820 or Beth.Bibus@state.mn.us.

ACET

  • Specialized program/public policy analysis and evaluation
  • Qualitative and quantitative research and/or survey design
  • Specialized organizational development, consultation and facilitation
  • Diversity, inclusion, and equity consultation and facilitation
  • Writing and communications
  • Project management and process improvement
 

Advanced Strategies

  • Specialized organizational development, consultation and facilitation
  • Management of business technology
  • Project management and process improvement
 

AgileGov

  • Management of business technology
  • Project management and process improvement
 

Alliant Consulting

  • Specialized organizational development, consultation, and facilitation
  • Management of business technology
  • Planning
  • Writing and communications
  • Project management and process improvement
 

Belknap & Associates

  • Qualitative and quantitative research and/or survey design
  • Specialized organizational development, consultation, and facilitation
  • Planning
  • Project management and process improvement
        This organization is a certified TG/ED/VO business.*

Bellwether Consulting

  • Specialized program/public policy analysis and evaluation
  • Qualitative and quantitative research and/or survey design
  • Diversity, inclusion, and equity consultation and facilitation
        This organization is a certified TG/ED/VO business.*

BerryDunn

  • Specialized program/public policy analysis and evaluation
  • Qualitative and quantitative research and/or survey design
  • Specialized organizational development, consultation, and facilitation
  • Management of business technology
  • Planning
  • Project management and process improvement
 

Bronner Group

  • Qualitative and quantitative research and/or survey design
  • Specialized organizational development, consultation, and facilitation
  • Planning
  • Project management and process improvement
 

C2 Solutions

  • Management of business technology
  • Planning
  • Project management and process improvement
 

Carroll, Franck and Associates

  • Specialized organizational development, consultation, and facilitation
  • Diversity, inclusion, and equity consultation and facilitation
  • Planning
        This organization is a certified TG/ED/VO business.*

 Clarity Collaborations

  • Qualitative and quantitative research and/or survey design
  • Specialized organizational development, consultation, and facilitation
  • Project management and process improvement

CommonSense Consulting

  • Specialized organizational development, consultation, and facilitation
  • Diversity, inclusion, and equity consultation and facilitation
 

Conflict Resolution Center (CRC)

  • Specialized organizational development, consultation, and facilitation
 

Data Recognition Corporation

  • Qualitative and quantitative research and/or survey design
 

DeYoung Consulting

  • Specialized organizational development, consultation, and facilitation
  • Diversity, inclusion, and equity consultation and facilitation
  • Planning
  • Writing and communications
  • Project management and process improvement
        This organization is a certified TG/ED/VO business.*

Freshwater Society

  • Specialized organizational development, consultation, and facilitation
  • Planning
 

HDR Engineering

  • Writing and communications
 

Hilgers + Werner

  • Qualitative and quantitative research and/or survey design
  • Writing and communications
 

Hollstadt Consulting

  • Specialized organizational development, consultation, and facilitation
  • Management of business technology
  • Planning
  • Project management and process improvement
 

HSDI

  • Specialized program/public policy analysis and evaluation
  • Specialized organizational development, consultation, and facilitation
  • Planning
 

Impact Group

  • Management of business technology
  • Project management and process improvement
 

Improve Group

  • Specialized program/public policy analysis and evaluation
  • Qualitative and quantitative research and/or survey design
  • Specialized organizational development, consultation, and facilitation
  • Diversity, inclusion, and equity consultation and facilitation
  • Management of business technology
  • Planning
  • Writing and communications
  • Project management and process improvement
        This organization is a certified TG/ED/VO business.*

Intueor Consulting

  • Specialized program/public policy analysis and evaluation
  • Qualitative and quantitative research and/or survey design
  • Specialized organizational development, consultation, and facilitation
  • Management of business technology
  • Planning
  • Project management and process improvement
 

Karen Lanson

  • Specialized organizational development, consultation, and facilitation
 

KMH Consulting

  • Project management and process improvement
        This organization is a certified TG/ED/VO business.*

LaForce Teamwork Services

  • Specialized organizational development, consultation, and facilitation
  • Planning
  • Project management and process improvement

Lanterna Consulting

  • Specialized program/public policy analysis and evaluation
  • Specialized organizational development, consultation, and facilitation
  • Planning
  • Writing and communications
  • Project management and process improvement

Leadership Advantage

  • Specialized program/public policy analysis and evaluation
  • Specialized organizational development, consultation, and facilitation
  • Management of business technology
  • Planning
  • Writing and communications
  • Project management and process improvement

Lila Kelly Associates

  • Qualitative and quantitative research and/or survey design
  • Specialized organizational development, consultation, and facilitation
  • Diversity, inclusion, and equity consultation and facilitation
  • Planning
        This organization is a certified TG/ED/VO business.*

LogiSolve

  • Management of business technology
  • Planning
  • Project management and process improvement
 

The Macro Group

  • Management of business technology
  • Project management and process improvement
        This organization is a certified TG/ED/VO business.*

Mahmish

  • Specialized program/public policy analysis and evaluation
  • Qualitative and quantitative research and/or survey design
  • Specialized organizational development, consultation, and facilitation
  • Planning
  • Writing and communications
  • Project management and process improvement
 

McDonald Blue

  • Specialized program/public policy analysis and evaluation
  • Specialized organizational development, consultation, and facilitation
  • Planning
  • Writing and communications
        This organization is a certified TG/ED/VO business.*

MGT Consulting Group

  • Specialized program and public policy analysis and evaluation
  • Qualitative and quantitative research and/or survey design
  • Management of business technology
  • Planning
  • Project management and process improvement
 

More Insight

  • Specialized organizational development, consultation, and facilitation
  • Management of business technology
  • Planning
  • Project management and process improvement
 

Newman Associates

  • Specialized program/public policy analysis and evaluation
  • Planning
  • Project management and process improvement
 

North American Research & Analysis, Inc.

  • Specialized program/public policy analysis and evaluation
  • Qualitative and quantitative research and/or survey design
  • Specialized organizational development, consultation, and facilitation
  • Planning
  • Writing and communications
        This organization is a certified TG/ED/VO business.*

The Odyssey Group

  • Specialized organizational development, consultation, and facilitation
        This organization is a certified TG/ED/VO business.*

Parsimony

  • Qualitative and quantitative research and/or survey design
 

PFM Group Consulting

  • Specialized program/public policy analysis and evaluation
  • Specialized organizational development, consultation, and facilitation
  • Planning
  • Project management and process improvement
 

Portage Partners

  • Specialized organizational development, consultation, and facilitation
  • Planning
  • Project management and process improvement
        This organization is a certified TG/ED/VO business.*

Professional Data Analysts

  • Specialized program/public policy analysis and evaluation
  • Qualitative and quantitative research and/or survey design
 

Project Consulting Group

  • Specialized program/public policy analysis and evaluation
  • Qualitative and quantitative research and/or survey design
  • Specialized organizational development, consultation, and facilitation
  • Management of business technology
  • Planning
  • Writing and communications
  • Project management and process improvement
 

Public Consulting Group

  • Specialized program/public policy analysis and evaluation
  • Qualitative and quantitative research and/or survey design
  • Specialized organizational development, consultation, and facilitation
  • Management of business technology
  • Planning
  • Writing and communications
  • Project management and process improvement
 

Public Health Consultants

  • Specialized organizational development, consultation, and facilitation
  • Planning
 

Public Sector Consultants

  • Specialized program/public policy analysis and evaluation
  • Qualitative and quantitative research and/or survey design
  • Specialized organizational development, consultation, and facilitation
  • Planning
  • Project management and process improvement
 

Rainbow Research

  • Specialized program/public policy analysis and evaluation
  • Qualitative and quantitative research and/or survey design
  • Diversity, inclusion, and equity consultation and facilitation
 

ReEngine Consulting

  • Project management and process improvement
 

The Research Edge

  • Qualitative and quantitative research and/or survey design
        This organization is a certified TG/ED/VO business.*

Rise Research

  • Specialized program/public policy analysis and evaluation
  • Qualitative and quantitative research and/or survey design
 

Sand Creek

  • Specialized organizational development, consultation, and facilitation
        This organization is a certified TG/ED/VO business.*

SDK Communications

  • Qualitative and quantitative research and/or survey design
  • Specialized organizational development, consultation, and facilitation
  • Planning
  • Writing and communications
        This organization is a certified TG/ED/VO business.*

Slalom

  • Specialized program/public policy analysis and evaluation
  • Qualitative and quantitative research and/or survey design
  • Specialized organizational development, consultation, and facilitation
  • Management of business technology
  • Planning
  • Project management and process improvement
 

Strategic Improvement Systems

  • Planning
  • Project management and process improvement
 

Strategy & Effectiveness

  • Specialized program/public policy analysis and evaluation
  • Qualitative and quantitative research and/or survey design
  • Specialized organizational development, consultation, and facilitation
  • Diversity, inclusion, and equity consultation and facilitation
  • Planning
  • Writing and communications 
        This organization is a certified TG/ED/VO business.*

Trissential

  • Qualitative and quantitative research and/or survey design
  • Specialized organizational development, consultation, and facilitation
  • Project management and process improvement
 

Vreeman Consulting

  • Specialized program/public policy analysis and evaluation
  • Qualitative and quantitative research and/or survey design
  • Specialized organizational development, consultation, and facilitation
  • Diversity, inclusion, and equity consultation and facilitation
  • Planning
  • Writing and communications
  • Project management and process improvement
        This organization is a certified TG/ED/VO business.*

The Watson Group

  • Qualitative and quantitative research and/or survey design
  • Diversity, inclusion, and equity consultation and facilitation
  • Writing and communications
        This organization is a certified TG/ED/VO business.*

Wilder Research

  • Specialized program/public policy analysis and evaluation
  • Qualitative and quantitative research and/or survey design
  • Specialized organizational development, consultation, and facilitation
  • Diversity, inclusion, and equity consultation and facilitation

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