We provide Common Sense Solutions to individual's and organizations to help them define goals and objectives. Plan to achieve them, measure key performance indicators and achieve goals and objectives.
Our Recommendations Should always...
• Make sense for the customer
• Be easy to understand and beneficial
• Tell the truth - We never compromise ethics or integrity
Founder and President of Common Sense Solutions
Gerard has built this successful small business from the ground up to where it is today, a thriving and growing company, reputable in the community of the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) and its affiliates. Gerard strives for excellence in helping companies learn how to shift their work culture to align organizational structure and implement effective management approaches. He maintains his certification requirements with the SEI to lead High and Low Maturity CMMI appraisals, and to lead as an instructor for CMMI and ISO courses. He is an experienced speaker and author, and has presented at Software Engineering conferences. Gerard is well accomplished and experienced in the world of CMMI and ISO processes, with many years of leading CMMI appraisals Nationally and in China, and consulting in business management and development. Gerard is proud to have served as a Commander in the Army for thirteen years. He continually strives for personal and professional improvement and growth in his role as leader and mentor in his community.
Consultant, Appraisal Team Member
Natalie brings great energy and enthusiasm to the team at Common Sense Solutions. She has a passion for growing this company, and has a proven track record in accomplishing this. The strength that she brings to the table in her key role in marketing, is integral in helping to foster good relationships with clients and potential clients. She has helped numerous companies successfully achieve their CMMI certification credentials; and provides process improvement consulting. Natalie is currently completing her Bachelor of Science degree at GMU. Natalie is passionate in her support of non-profit and charities that span the globe. Her sense of humor and "can do" attitude is a great asset to the team.
Managing Consultant,CMMI & ISO Project Consultant and Appraisal Team Member
Emily brings to the team at Common Sense Solutions a solid background in process improvement consulting. She has participated in numerous successful CMMI certifications for clients of Common Sense Solutions. As a Project Consultant, she supports the implementation of CMMI & ISO models, helping companies achieve their process improvement goals and CMMI Maturity certification credentials. She holds a Master's degree in Operations Research from GMU and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University. Emily's many years of experience and expertise, as well as her business leadership, lends great credibility and value to this company.
Operations & Financial Accounts Manager
Janine's strength is recognized in the "behind the scenes" functionality of Common Sense Solutions, providing administrative harmony as she manages all things that are people, paper and digital. She brings to the team a solid background in business operations. She also has many years of past experience in local government in Environmental Engineering. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science from WVU, and is a proud 'Mountaineer.' She has participated in several successful CMMI certifications for clients of Common Sense Solutions. Janine's ability to multitask and keep people "on-track" is an essential component to the success of this company.