Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Nimble is a boutique consultancy that helps organizations create and deploy transformational change initiatives. Our expertise leans towards technology and innovation, with demonstrated success in garnering support and adoption of change on various projects with end users. Our team is staffed using a hybrid model of consultant and functional experts in Nimble's capability areas.
We take a collaborative, problem-solving and team-based approach to doing our work. Our small company environment allows for doing ‘real work’ immediately with clients and delivering high-quality service that is tailored to our clients. At Nimble, we encourage everybody to get involved in the company’s operations – you should have a voice in who we bring into our company, how we work, and be able to roll up your sleeves to turn good ideas into reality.
Most importantly, we are known to be "nimble" - we do whatever is necessary to deliver high-quality strategy and implementation, whether that be learning new technologies for client work, traveling to multiple client locations, working long hours as necessary, or being open to feedback to improve how we work.
Meet Our Team
As CEO and founder, Betty has 20 years of consulting experience, having worked at Arthur Andersen and Booz Allen Hamilton. In 2002, Betty was awarded the Atlantic Fellowship, granted to seven Americans that year to research best practices in the U.K. Betty earned her master’s degree at the University of Michigan School of Public Policy as a Woodrow Wilson Fellow. Prior to that, she spent a year at Kanazawa University as a Monbusho Scholar. She has a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania. Betty is Lean Six Sigma- and PMP-certified, and has led various programs for Fortune 500 clients.
As a Consultant, Eric supports specific projects for Nimble Consulting Inc. He recently served in a change management role for a Fortune 500 client that deployed a new GIS technology. His role was to ensure that the transition for our end users was made smoothly with minimal disruption. This included implementing a mix of onsite and remote support methods to support end users. Eric brings extensive experience in sales and client relationship management from his six years at Wells Fargo. He earned a business marketing degree from California State University, Fullerton, and is certified in both Prosci and Being First Change Management methodologies. Prosci's three-day program utilizes the ADKAR Model. By the end of the program, participants are certified and better equipped to lead their organizations through both incremental and radical changes.
As a Consultant, Andrea leads specific projects for Nimble Consulting Inc. She recently served as a Training Instructor for a Fortune 500 client that deployed a new GIS technology. Her role was to ensure that the training met end-user needs, was aligned to business goals for the project and promoted adoption of a new tool. Andrea also served as part of an onsite and remote support team after training. Prior to Nimble, Andrea was a training instructor for a CAD-based technology in the energy sector. Andrea has a Geography degree from Concordia University and has served in support, training and subject matter expert roles in both the GIS and CAD industries for over 10 years.
As a Business Analyst, Clifford supports specific projects for Nimble Consulting Inc. He recently served in a change management role for a Fortune 500 client that digitized critical asset records that were then made accessible through a GIS tool. He engaged end users through onsite and remote support and measured adoption of the tool. Prior to Nimble, Clifford was an Americorps CivicSpark Fellow for the City of Walnut Creek, where he engaged a variety of stakeholders and promoted renewable energy programs. He previously worked as a GIS/Remote Sensing Research Assistant at UC Berkeley where he studied wetland vegetation variation. Clifford holds a BS with Honors in Environmental Sciences from University of California, Berkeley.
Nimble has an established network of consulting professionals that we partner with for specific client needs. Below are a few of our partners that we have worked with.
Change Management Partners
A passionate consultant for more than 12 years, Lorene is consistently recognized for her success in leading transformational change initiatives. As part of Nimble Consulting, Lorene supported a County Government client in 2017 with an IT reorganization effort. Lorene:
- Led stakeholder analysis and recommendations involving 40 interviews with key stakeholders
- Summarized the complexities of 12 employee scenarios for how they could be mapped into the new organization
- Measured the impact considering factors such as union status change, location, and change in role or manager
Hans helps organizations and people evolve and be their best through personal and professional development, change and building communities of practice. As part of Nimble Consulting, Hans supported a County Government client in 2017 with an IT reorganization effort. Hans:
- Planned and scoped training needs for the launch of the new organization
- Drove the website design and content needed for the broader audience in collaboration with the Communications Manager
- Developed communications to meet the complex needs of multiple levels of the organization and agencies across the County
Marilyn is a seasoned change leader and innovator. She built her career leading major organization transformations for Cisco Systems, Hewlett-Packard and other Fortune 500 firms. As part of Nimble Consulting, Marilyn supported a County Government client in 2017 with an IT reorganization effort. Marilyn:
- Led the design of how to best prepare and support customer-facing groups for the launch of the new organization
- Drove the planning of the leadership offsites for the new CIO-1 level of the organization as part of the change readiness approach designed by Nimble Consulting
Instructional Design Partners
Cyrena has 20+ years of experience in IT, training, instructional design, customer engagement & retention, market development and product positioning. While at a large utility client, Cyrena worked side-by-side with the Nimble Consulting Organizational Change Management team for 4 years as a Training Lead. Cyrena:
- Planned and scoped training needed for the deployment of GIS technology to union employees (Gas Mappers) across 17 geographically dispersed offices
- Developed training strategy across Editor, Viewer and Mobile users of the system, all requiring phased deployments
- Developed and delivered mobile GIS technology training to field workers using ruggedized laptops