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Our firm retains consultants possessing either extensive C-level management experience or

highly developed technical expertise.



Associate Consultant, Operational Support Practice

Ms. Raney has over 30 years’ experience in business development and administration, including office operations, Human Resources management, process and project management, and training and staff development. Having worked as a salaried employee and as a consultant, she brings a multi-dimensional perspective to analyzing, communicating, and implementing policies, processes and changes.

Ms. Raney’s experience spans a wide range of industries, including accounting, insurance, healthcare services, information technology, and manufacturing; environments have ranged from small business to corporate.

Ms. Raney is also a published author (How to Manage Your Money: Surviving Any Economy).



Associate Consultant, Nonprofit Practice
Associate Consultant, Operational Support Practice

Mr. Van Name has had a forty-year plus career of executive leadership, with a successful track record of controlled growth, staff and board development, community relations, strategic planning and corporate governance.

As President and CEO of Goodwill of Delaware & Delaware County for twenty years, Mr. Van Name directed one of the largest and most respected nonprofits in Delaware.  Under his leadership, Goodwill of Delaware & Delaware County realized a ten-fold revenue growth while providing vocational and education services to over 25,000 disabled and disadvantaged people annually.   Also under his leadership, Goodwill of Delaware & Delaware County established a $1.5 million scholarship fund that provides free GED and community college degrees to employees, their families and program participants.  This scholarship fund was ultimately named “The Ted Van Name Goodwill Scholarship Fund” in honor of Mr. Van Name’s dedication to the Goodwill mission and to enhancing the educational opportunities for all people.   

Prior to his work at Goodwill, Mr. Van Name served as an Executive Vice President for Operations and Marketing for twenty years at Gordon’s Jewelers.  There, he was responsible for the operation of 45 jewelry stores as well as for the marketing and advertising planning for the entire 630 store chain with locations in 45 states and Puerto Rico.  Mr. Van Name has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Nonprofit Insurance Alliance Group and serves as the Chair of the Delaware Commission for Americorps Programs.  He received the Ambassador of the Year from the New Castle (Delaware) Chamber of Commerce in 1999, and the Leaders of Distinction Community Award by the Delaware County (Pennsylvania) Chamber of Commerce, and has been a Rotarian since 1996.  He earned a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Delaware.  

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