About NSQ

We are change
agents
, not consultants.

400+ practitioners on our roster and counting

400+ handpicked practitioners power our 360-Rethink process.

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Our gig-powered, virtual bench applies precise expertise at the right points to achieve success. This model positions us to engage with you based on value generated, not effort expended. Learn about our "pay for results" pricing model.

Founder & Executive Director

Stan

Stan brings 16 years of experience digitizing "old" business models, streamlining operations, and monetizing data.

In 2019, Stan launched No Status Quo, Inc. (NSQ) while completing his MBA program. NSQ helps mid-size organizations* harness the power of "digital" to be more competitive, resilient, and profitable; while unlocking the innovative power of large enterprises through Intelligent Automation and Citizen Development. NSQ's innovative model is pioneering a "pay for results" compensation model that ties profits to clients' outcomes.

Advisory Group

Pablo
Growth Advisor

Pablo is a former senior executive with BlueCross and Blue Shield, Delta Dental, and three growth ventures. In addition, he's served on private, non-profit, and governmental boards for the past 20 years. His deep passion for growth manifests as cultivating relationships with diverse leaders through his style of deep engagement.

Renaissance Dinners, a national program to establish a pipeline of future corporate and civic leaders from diverse backgrounds.

Pablo's strategic guidance helps us place our client's growth potential front and center. His experience with business strategy, growth, and cultivating quality relationships translates to our client's relationship with customers, clients, and talent.

Tari
Resilience Advisor

Tari's 35+ years in cybersecurity strategy, architecture, law; business continuity; and global regulations inform NSQ's ability to maximize clients' resilience (as well as our resilience). As your digital capabilities grow, so do the risks - and Tari has been invaluable in guiding the way we account for risk, recovery, and resilience.

Tari's strategic guidance helps us counsel organizations not to chase the silver bullet but instead focus on proven information protection strategies.

As a side note, Tari is the author of three cybersecurity books, with the latest being: Building an Effective Cybersecurity Program & Cybersecurity Law, Standards and Regulations.

Eric
Transformation Advisor

Eric is a US Navy Veteran with 10+ years of experience as an Agile Coach, Product Owner, and IT Project Manager. He is exceptionally skilled at helping teams self-organize and self-direct.

Eric's strategic guidance helps us continuously improve our unique talent management process, the way we've incorporated agile into the 360-Rethink process. This empowers us to stay disciplined about connecting business priorities and values to digital innovations.

Core team

Jonathan
CFO and Chief Finance Strategist

Jonathan uses his 23+ years of experience in finance to build financial models that project/forecast the impact of new revenue streams and digital innovations on our client's valuation.

Ilya
Digital Marketing Lead

Ilya uses his extensive experience crafting digital marketing to help the team proactively consider new ways to generate business through digital marketing channels.

Veronica
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) Lead

Veronica uses her 20+ years in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and organizational culture change to apply the DEI lens to help clients break down barriers that hold back growth, resilience, innovation, and transformation. As we help clients build new capabilities, Veronica is critical in ensuring clients are positioned to recruit and retain the best people.

Laura
Strategic Communications Lead

Laura is a 15+ year strategic communications specialist with experience consulting for Fortune 50, universities, entrepreneurs, and small to midsize businesses. She delivers the polished content required to translate vision and words that move people to take action.

Percy
Digital Marketing Manager

Percy creates, manages, and scales B2B social media marketing for our clients. His years of experience helps our clients generate sales for new products and services we helped create. He has also worked in the Geo-spatial analytics industry developing location strategies for retailers and mall owners.

Lyndon
Mobile Engineering Lead

Lyndon is a 20-year software engineer specializing in building mobile apps that comply with industry regulations (healthcare, financial, energy) for various industries. When we engage clients, Lyndon begins thinking through the mobile experience for your customers and talent - given that today's society has shifted to a place where 80% of the content is consumed via mobile.

Sumit
Talent Experience Lead

Sumit uses his 8+ years of experience to help the team consider the proposed changes to the talent. With every digital innovation and idea to activate your organizational G.R.I.T. (growth, resilience, innovation, transformation), Sumit brings the perspective on building a stellar employee experience explicitly, coordinates with Veronica on building an inclusive mindset, and helping clients improve the way they source talent and facilitate 'exits' in a way that supports clients' brands.

Virtual bench
Our diverse and deep network of practitioners.

Our virtual bench is categorized into our framework called: G.R.I.T.: Growth, Resilience, Innovation, and Transformation.

Growth includes but is not limited to practitioners specializing in digital marketing, creatives, strategy, industry expertise, strategic communications and messaging, financial modeling, experience design, and analytics.

Resilience includes but is not limited to practitioners specializing in cybersecurity, data privacy, business continuity, and compliance.

Innovation includes but is not limited to practitioners specializing in leadership, culture, customer experience design, talent experience design, data science, and digital automation.

Transformation includes but is not limited to practitioners specializing in Agile, culture, digital engineering, organizational change, communications, process improvement, data engineering, and cybersecurity.

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