"The Inclusive Engineering Consortium brings together academia, industry, and government to advance diversity in education, research, and the global engineering workforce. We help the world solve its most challenging problems by leveraging the talent of African-American, Indigenous and Hispanic engineers from Minority Serving Institutions and Universities. When we were striving to ensure our board and staff were aligned to execute the next phase of our growth, Susan Schramm helped us de-risk our strategy, clarify our positioning and build a common message framework that we were able to immediately leverage. She took us from 0 to 60 mph in weeks!”
President & CEO
Inclusive Engineering Consortium https://iec.org
"Our association improves 9-1-1 through advocacy and research, standards development, training and education, outreach and events. Susan Schramm helped us to step back and see the myriad of things we're doing more strategically. She helped us listen and synthesize the many diverse perspectives, and implement practical next steps we could execute for our members and for public safety."
NENA, The 9-1-1 Association
"Our organization accelerates innovation by bringing together military, industry and university leaders. Susan Schramm helped us systematically think through our approach end-to-end , and define pragmatic ways to bring new programs to market."
Director of Business Development
Center for Technology, Research and Commercialization linkedin.com/in/erinmarlenemiller
CyberSkyline’s mission is to expand a diverse cybersecurity workforce. Our company provides businesses with innovative tools to grow their tech talent pool while eliminating bias in the hiring process. Go to Market Impact’s services helped our team learn new concepts and see our business in a new way, We were able to quickly align and focus our efforts on how to apply these insights in our day-to-day work. Your unique approach enabled our 100% virtual team to step back and reconfirm our strategy while continuing to run our business and serve clients.
"The Nehemiah Entrepreneurship Community is a business training and support platform for entrepreneurs who desire to build transformational companies within a shared-value global community. The De-Risk System for Impact programs provided us practical, applicable tools to help our staff and our board look down the road and plan for significant growth. The process takes the emotion out of planning in a changing environment. It helped us frame our direction and more clearly see the challenges and opportunities.I was even able to use this process with our clients to help them build strategic plans for their businesses and a have a clearer vision of the value they can bring their own customers."
Regional Director, North America
Nehemiah Entrepreneurship Community
"Air Force CyberWorx works with military stakeholders, industry, and academia to improve and protect our nation, businesses, and lives. We look for prototypes, solutions and knowledge that are valuable for both military and industry use. Susan supported us to implement improved ways to engage new partners. She went above and beyond to make sure that she met our requirements. Susan is enthusiastic in her efforts to address the unique needs of her clients."
CTRAC Program Manager
Air Force CyberWorx
"The National Cyber League provides students a virtual, hands-on training ground to prepare students for cybersecurity careers. Your De-Risk System for Impact program revealed meaningful new insights about how to view and engage key stakeholders aligned with our mission. The program provided a methodology we can continue to leverage. In fact, I’ve referred to some of the lessons learned in this program to help deal with new risks associated with pandemic none of us could have ever anticipated.” Taly Walsh Executive Director National Cyber League https://nationalcyberleague.org/
"I had great fun today as you dove into SaraniaSat's mission to leverage geospatial data to mitigate risks for agriculture. I was very happy that you got what we are trying to accomplish right away. Susan, thank you very much for your sage and practical advice as we identified the risks of go to market. Your “Hi-Tech Sherpa” moniker is well deserved!
"We work with professionals in entertainment and in business who are striving to identify their "secret sauce" and bring it to life in their work. Your step-by-step approach provided our team new insights and clarity about our business. The Strategic Message Framework helped us quickly create shared language that we now use everyday more consistently in marketing and with prospective clients.”
Casting Director /Strategy Maven
"Susan is an engaging speaker that balances thought-provoking insights with ideas for practical application and next steps. She takes theoretical concepts and synthesizes them in a way that makes them practically applicable. Our students always give Susan high marks for relevance…and for fun!
"Susan Schramm inspired everyone when she keynoted at the Internet Librarian conference. She reminded everyone why we do what we do, and the impact we can have in smart cities. We all felt motivated to take action! "Rebecca Jones
Dysart & Jones Associates
“I enjoyed your scientific approach to business modeling in your workshop
and the use of the Business Model Canvas. I was happy to see that one of the strategies you recommend is to provide continuous communication -- something we strive to do as we support our network of "smart communities". You included some great pointers for the beginner as well as more advanced audiences.”
Director of Community Development