Ian Symmonds & Associates
We are a leading research and strategy firm for schools, colleges, universities, and non-profits. Led by the innovative thinking of founder Ian Symmonds, ISA sets the consulting standard for the next generation of educational strategists. Since our inception in 2003, we have served over 160 clients, representing 48 states, two countries, and several territories.
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. 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. We're the firm that delivers for them.
We tailor each consulting assignment to the unique needs of our clients. We offer a full range of research and strategy services for independent schools, colleges, universities, and non-profits, including marketing planning, strategic planning, market research, visioning and positioning, enrollment management, leadership training, executive search, and creative services.