Penn-Mar Human Services Launches a New Consulting Division

Posted on August 6, 2020

On July 1st, 2020 Penn-Mar launched our Consulting Division. Mike Shriver serves as the Director along with Kevin Walker, Director of Employment services. While we have been providing consulting support to several partner organizations over the past 4 years, we have decided to formally create this new division.

Our mission is to facilitate change by sharing innovative approaches which connect organizations that serve people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to best practices that support a life well-lived for all people regardless of ability.

Penn-Mar Consulting brings over 100 years of multi-disciplinary leadership experience to organizations looking to take a bold step forward. Our team of subject matter experts is well versed in the diverse aspects of leadership, organizational transformation, innovative approaches, and industry trends.

Our innovative approaches focus on strategic organizational change with organizations on the initial steps of transition from facility based to community-based employment. Employment 1st approaches provides each organization the ability to map a series of deliverables, self-assessments, trainings and time frame. Strategic planning provides an end to end process in creating a working strategic plan with key strategic initiatives, objectives, action plan and critical measures of success.

Our leadership/executive coaching approach provides the support and guidance needed by key top performers, on their journey to grow and develop themselves into key leadership roles within the organization.

We have also developed the ability to provide ACRE Certification training for organizations. Five of our team members are ACRE Certified Trainer who can provide an approved curriculum needed for organizations to enhance their employment service delivery models. organizations.

Providing support to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities is evolving at a rapid pace. Penn-Mar Consulting brings over 100 years of multi-disciplined leadership experiences to organizations looking to take a bold step forward. Penn-Mar consulting will deliver expertise, experience and proven innovative approaches. We have the growth mindset seeking forward looking solutions to make good strategic decisions.

Our focus is helping organizations by showing and demonstrating innovative approaches, best practices and tools that work.

Let us know how we can help you and your organization!

To learn more about Penn-Mar Consulting, contact Michael Shriver at 704-292-4481 or