We are inventors and instigators who tackle new and complex ideas and markets that are scary and/or unknown. We do this through a process of pre-planning and strategic project organization guided by foresight and empathetic design. Our services are unique but rooted in traditional corporate values and delivered through an innovative lens.
 
We provide holistic programing for pre-project implementation. We are the “Sherpas” guiding through strategic project mobilization and customer-centered implementation. We create agile business models from concept to implementation. With an array of expertise, quality service, and excellent idea brokering, our team delivers and executes solutions for complex projects.

 

Who we are

TIFFANY ROLFING

Principal

MBA, LEED GA, PHIUS Certified Builder

Adjunct Professor, Jefferson 

Tiffany is a maker, mover, and innovator focused on delivering growth strategies, innovation, and tangible outcomes in public and private settings through foresight, persistence, and creative social-impact design. She guides clients in creating successful and pragmatic business development implementation plans for new and existing markets. Her experience is rooted in over 15 years of policy, energy efficiency, construction, and community programing design, while also working with commercial utility corporations, local development organizations, private and public real estate developers, and national associations.

Contributing Consultants

RAUFER

David Raufer, MBA

Coordinator, Jefferson's Strategic Design MBA Program

RAUFER

David Raufer, MBA

Coordinator, Jefferson's Strategic Design MBA Program

David is a Business Strategist, Speaker and Design Thinker with over 20 years of experience in the business design field. He has built and implemented successful businesses and strategies targeting new markets as well as the fortune 1000. David has experience in various industries and markets. As a design thinker and disruptor, he challenges the conventional norms and facilitates new paths for growth. David is an independent consultant for a variety of companies and projects as well as the Coordinator of the Strategic Design MBA Program at Jefferson University.

David is a Business Strategist, Speaker and Design Thinker with over 20 years of experience in the business design field. He has built and implemented successful businesses and strategies targeting new markets as well as the fortune 1000. David has experience in various industries and markets. As a design thinker and disruptor, he challenges the conventional norms and facilitates new paths for growth. David is an independent consultant for a variety of companies and projects as well as the Coordinator of the Strategic Design MBA Program at Jefferson University.

AGENCY PRACTICE

Nikia Hill, MBA

Business Design Strategist

Association For Community Design - Board President

A Strategist, leader, and hybrid thinker practicing at the intersection of business and design, Nikia believes in co-creating solutions using human-centered design to uncover deep insights and make an impact. With over 20 years of experience leading, developing, and executing strategic initiatives for entrepreneurs, small businesses, corporations and social impact organizations, she has a history of delivering value by building organizational capacity through operations, administration, development, and programs. She has provided onsite and remote design thinking coaching, qualitative research, leading to the development of new products, services, and increased employee engagement for corporate clients.  She has expertise in leading diverse populations, creating content, curricula and experiences to facilitate learning, and developing services and strategies and change that helps companies to better understand their customers, and innovate for the future.

Strategic Advisors

KnowE

JoAnn Garbin

Chief Innovation Officer

Senior strategy leader and visionary that has founded or grown four profitable companies in 20 years and is passionate about pairing people and technology to solve global problems.

 

Ms. Garbin has built and led teams from 2 to 40 people to set and achieve ambitious goals for global corporations, local and federal government, and institutional clients. She is an entrepreneurial and design thinker. Her strengths include ideation, organizational development, stakeholder relations, process analysis & improvement, and needs analysis & solution design.

 

Tel: 856-671-2707

Old City, 4th & Race

Philadelphia, PA 19106