About Ian Symmonds & Associates


Our Story 
In just a decade, we have grown into America's front-running strategic educational consulting firm. Our team features America's foremost strategy consultant, Ian Symmonds, several collaborating partners, and an industry best practices internal research team.  Since our inception in 2003, we have served over 200 clients, representing 48 US states, and several other countries and territories.  Our clients are diverse: large and small, tuition-driven and well-resourced, and little-known to well-known. They share a common need for cogent, fact-based strategy.  

What We Do | Mission
We formulate distinctive strategy for schools and colleges through research, consulting, and thought leadership.  

Why We Do It | Vision
Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world. (Mandela)