Execution Management Services: An Educational Journey

 “The act of turning conversation into something visual, so everyone can understand a client space, is a little bit like magic. The final product is truly beautiful to behold.”

“Shani’s Change Management course helped open up a whole world for me!”

These are the reactions of MPS consultants to their experience in the first cohort of our Execution Management Services (EMS) program. Of the group who started the program in August…

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CEO Kendall Lott Reaches a 16-year Milestone

Congratulations to our intrepid leader, President, and CEO, Kendall Lott, for completing 16 exhilarating, difficult, adventurous, risk-taking, and ultimately successful years with MPS. He came onboard as a consultant in 2005, when there were about 6 other staff and the company was called M Squared Strategies. After taking over the company in 2008, Kendall has overseen almost 13 years of growth, including an expansion of services and clientele,…

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Sarah Smith’s Solution: Remote Work

For working mothers in this COVID-19 World, working remotely is the best thing that could have happened. I was in a sheer panic when the pandemic hit: schools and daycare were closed, yet schooling was to carry on for my then 7-year-old son.  How could I monitor his education, be there for my family, and still earn a living?  Something had to give and I was afraid it was my job.  

But then Julianna, MPS’ Operations Program…

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Consultant Courtney Burum’s Virtual World

I work at the Federal Electronic Health Record Modernization (FEHRM) office as a correspondence analyst, facilitating correspondence to be reviewed across different FEHRM workstreams, as well as between the Veterans Affairs Administration and the Department of Defense. I also support FEHRM’s SharePoint team by providing trainings on key functions and adding new users.

Joining MPS in a remote environment has been a unique experience because…

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Shenase Karrim Finds Calm in the midst of Disruption

I started at MPS nearly six months ago, during the pandemic, and have yet to meet my colleagues in person.  My current role in IT/Cyber Security in the Federal space has afforded me the opportunity to learn a tremendous amount about Cyber Security, IT Governance, Data, and Information Security.

I am very aware of time. Since no time is lost in commutes, we’ve gained more productive time. We adjourn one meeting and commence another…

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Shani Nyandemoh Stands UP in a Virtual Workplace

I came to MPS mid-pandemic, so my entire experience here has been remote.  It was easy to gain my footing, as the entire MPS team welcomed me with (virtual) open arms. My current workspace is what I’ve always desired – a beautiful view, knick-knacks to remind me of loved ones and things I enjoy, and the ability to stand. Yes, a standing desk has been absolutely critical to my success. I feel fresh and ready to take on what the day…

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