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Cat Monaghan joins VSC as the Director of Client Engagement

6/12/2017 - Value Stream Consulting announced today that Cat Monaghan, of Portland, Oregon, has joined the firm as Director of Client Engagement.  Cat has already proven herself as a trusted adviser and advocate for the nonprofit community, having accumulated almost a decade of nonprofit consulting experience while holding leadership positions at two well respected Salesforce consulting  firms.

In her new role, Cat will be focused on client and partner relationships, as well as onboarding additional consultants who have Customer Relationship Management (CRM) technology experience, to serve VSC’s rapidly growing client base.  Additionally, Cat brings a welcome West Coast presence to VSC, which is based in the Kansas City area.

“We are very fortunate to have Cat join our leadership team”, says John Licata, VSC’s Founder.  Adding, “I have 100% confidence in Cat, having spent five years working with her, during which time she successfully managed consulting engagements for almost one hundred nonprofits and foundations”.

Cat commented, "I'm thrilled at the opportunity to work with John, Jessica and the VSC team again. I'm excited to get back to what I love about this work: helping nonprofits identify their technology and process needs, creating and then implementing a plan to achieve their desired outcomes”.

 

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Value Stream Consulting at Dreamforce '16

“Over the past 14 years VSC consultants have participated in over 160 Salesforce implementation projects”, said VSC’s founder John Licata. He added, “We have made a lot of friends in the Salesforce ecosystems over that time and we are hoping to make face-to-face connections with as many of them as possible at Dreamforce.”

Jessica Pasley, Senior Vice President, and Cassie Scheib, Vice President of Client Success, will be representing Value Stream Consulting.

Jessica majored in Applied Computer Technology with a minor in General Business and has been with the company for four years as a CRM Foundation Specialist/Consultant. As Senior Vice President, she oversees all projects and is the main consultant for all Foundation clients.

Cassie majored in Business Administration and Marketing and has been with VSC for a little over two years. She works with all of VSC’s clients to ensure that implementations are on budget and task to ensure a successful implementation.

Email either Jessica or Cassie to schedule a time to meet with them while at Dreamforce.

Jessica.pasley@valuestreamconsulting.com

Cassie.scheib@valuestreamconsulting.com

About: Value Stream Consulting, with consultants located in Kansas City, San Francisco and New York City, has been providing process-driven, client-centric CRM solutions for businesses and nonprofit organizations since 2002. Having billed over 18,000 hours for consulting and implementation services, VSC is one of the most experienced Salesforce consulting firms working primarily with Foundations and Nonprofit organizations.

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Value Stream Consulting adds a New York City Area Consultant

7/21/2016 -- Value Stream Consulting announced today that Bill DeBlase of New York, New York, has recently joined the firm to further develop their growing portfolio of nonprofit clients.

DeBlase comes with a wealth of experience with Foundation operations and technology.  Having spent the last nine years at The New York Academy of Medicine in the roles of Development Records Manager and Database Manager, he played a lead role in the deployment of Salesforce and FoundationConnect.  In his new role he will apply the knowledge and skills acquired over the past nine years in ensuring the success of Value Stream Consulting’s foundation and nonprofit clients.

Value Stream Consulting’s Founder & CEO John Licata commented, “Bill is an exceptional find for us and our clients.  He has vast experience with Salesforce and FoundationConnect and has a deep understanding of Foundation best practices.”  Licata added, “We already have a dozen or more clients in the New York City area, and having a local resource will undoubtedly please our current and future clients.”

Bill DeBlase added, “I look forward to assisting Value Stream clients with management of grants and donations from a CRM perspective, having been on the client side of many database migrations and projects over my professional career.  My home-base in New York City makes me accessible to clients in the region.  I can’t wait to connect!”

About: Value Stream Consulting, with consultants located in Kansas City, San Francisco and New York City, has been providing process-driven, client-centric CRM solutions for businesses and nonprofit organizations since 2002.  Having billed over 18,000 hours for consulting and implementation services, VSC is one of the most experienced Salesforce consulting firms working primarily with Foundations and nonprofits.

 

 

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Jessica Pasley to Speak about User Adoption At Salesforce’s 2016 Midwest Dreamin’

6/20/2016 - Jessica Pasley, SVP. of Professional Services for Value Stream Consulting is responsible for the quality of service and client satisfaction for all the Salesforce implementations completed by the Value Stream Consulting team. Over the past 14 years, Value Stream Consulting has completed over 150 Salesforce implementations, and with a current Appexchange Customer Satisfaction rating of 9.94 out of 10, it is apparent that Jessica is a subject matter expert in User Adoption. At the Chicago, Illinois Salesforce Midwest Dreamin’ conference, July 22, Jessica will share her experience with other Salesforce professionals during a session titled, “Life as you know it, post implementation”.

Midwest Dreamin’ is a community led, community ran event. Organized by regional Salesforce User Group leaders who had a dream to bring a ‘Super User Group’ with marquee quality speakers to the Midwest for learning and networking.  The 2-day event is hosted at the historic Navy Pier, located on the Lake Michigan shoreline.

About: Jessica Pasley, has been part of the Salesforce ecosystem since 2012. Her love of technology and desire to help people has been a driving factor in her success. A journey led her back to college after realizing that being a radiology technologist wasn’t fulfilling her love for technology. She received her bachelor’s degree in Applied Computer Technology with a minor in General Business. That journey then led her to Value Stream Consulting where she is currently the Sr. Vice President of Professional Services. To date, Jessica has worked on over 50 projects ranging from implementations, upgrades, rescues, and system improvements. She works primarily with Foundations and Non-Profit organizations as a consultant, foundation specialist, and data migration expert. Most of Jessica’s clients continue to have long term relationships with her as they evolve and make continual improvements of their Salesforce systems, applications, business processes, and best practices.

About: Value Stream Consulting, of St. Joseph, Missouri and Prairie Village, Kansas has been providing process-driven, client-centric CRM solutions for businesses and nonprofit organizations since 2002.  Having billed over 18,000 hours for consulting and implementation services, VSC is one of the most experienced Salesforce consulting firms working primarily with Foundations and Nonprofits.

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When is it OK to be at the bottom of a list?

5/6/2016 - We are proud to announce that our firm, Value Stream Consulting, was added to the Salesforce Foundation’s “Find a Partner” page .

We were approved for this listing as the thirty-first certified Salesforce consulting firm that specializes in serving the nonprofit community. Our appexchange customer satisfaction rating of 9.94 out of 10 was a consideration for our approval. Although we are new to the formal Salesforce partner program, we have completed over 150 Salesforce projects since 2002.

BTW - The listings are alphabetical, so we (V as in Value) are OK to be at the bottom.

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