TESTIMONIALS

What Partners Say About Our Work Together

“The Education Plan delivered by Voorhees Group LLC helped us to see just what was needed to serve new communities and locations.” Terry Calaway, Past President, Central Arizona College; Past President, Johnson County Community College


“Participants in this process were pleased to work with Rick Voorhees. He helped us prepare for a more refined, more measurable, more strategically focused plan.” Michael McDonough, President, Raritan Valley Community College


“Voorhees Group LLC met our pressing needs for a strategic education master plan. Rick’s work was collaborative while also bringing a decisive structure to our process. He engaged internal and external stakeholders around the strategic choices facing the College of the Desert in ways that were thorough and helpful.” Jerry Patton, Past President, College of the Desert


“Coastline Community College chose Voorhees Group LLC to facilitate our new Education Master Plan. It was a great decision. Their approach was both data-driven and participatory, a great combination for us. As an institution that is recognized pioneer in both information technology and online delivery of courses and programs, we found the skills and knowledge they brought to our plan to be insightful and grounded in actual practice. We continue to use this Education Master Plan as our foundation for meeting our ever changing future.” Lori Adrian, Past President, Coastline Community College


“We worked closely with Voorhees Group to capture our future direction. They understood our challenges, listened very earnestly to what we had to say, and guided us carefully through the exploration of realistic options regarding Western’s future. The result was a very solid strategic plan that sets the college on a unified direction. Western considers itself extremely fortunate to have engaged the Voorhees Group in the most critically important planning session in its history!” Phil Birdine, Past President, Western Oklahoma State College


“The expertise Rick Voorhees brought to our Education Master Plan process took us to the next level. He quickly understood the complexity of our district and worked with us to embed strategic directions and goals for the future.” Larry Calderon, Past President, Broward Community College


“Voorhees Group provided steadfast direction for an intense master planning process. The approach was thorough and logical, allowing our college community to build on the knowledge and direction provided by Voorhees Group LLC. The quality of information along with Rick Voorhees’ flexible work style helped us more through a very complex process and make sound decision about future programs, services, and facilities” Vicky Morrow, Past President, Skyline College


“Rick Voorhees helped us identify strategic alternatives for expanding college instructional programming to meet community interests and workforce needs. He gained consensus among multiple constituencies with greatly diverse interests in order to maintain the integrity of our institution.” Andrew Matonak, Past President, Hudson Valley Community College


“Voorhees Group LLC’s deep experience in assessing curriculum, potential student demand, and labor markets was the pivotal factor in helping us establish our first bachelor’s degree.”  Jane Schulz, Past Dean of Instruction, Bismarck State College


“Rick Voorhees helped us accurately assess our organizational context for developing data into actionable information. Our work together added to our capacity to harvest present and future data for strategic planning as well as daily organizational needs.” Monty Sullivan, Past Vice Chancellor for Academic Services and Research, Virginia Community College System


“Kudos on a job well done. You were a great help to us.” Adam Adair, Vice Chancellor for Fiscal Affairs, Arkansas State University Newport


“The expertise Rick Voorhees brought to our Education Master Plan process took us to the next level. He quickly grasped the complexity of our district and the work we do. He worked with us to embed strategic directions and goals for the future.” Larry Calderon, Past President, Broward Community College


“Voorhees Group LLC facilitated an excellent strategic plan for our college. Theirs was not a ‘cookie cutter’ approach nor was it ‘one size fits all.’ Rather, Rick Voorhees took the time to reach a deep understanding of our strengths and weaknesses and used this information to customize strategies that fit our unique circumstances and to prepare for our upcoming accreditation visit. His facilitative skills in working with diverse groups of stakeholders are top-notch.” Tom Mohr, Past President, Cañada College


“Voorhees Group LLC’s experience in assessing curriculum, potential student demand in technical programs, and workforce forecasts was pivotal in creating our first 4-year degree, a Bachelor’s of Applied Technology degree.” Jane Schulz, Past Dean of Instruction, Bismarck State College

Scroll to Top