OUR TEAM has diverse experience in public health, violence prevention, food systems, and community development.

Our group of consultants work nationally with cross-sector collaboratives to co-create, implement, and evaluate community-driven initiatives. We develop cooperative, long-term relationships with our clients to ensure program sustainability and opportunity creation.

In addition to the core team, we partner with other consultants and technical assistance providers to ensure that we can provide the best services for our clients such as: policy development, graphic design, communications/marketing, GIS mapping, and evidence-based research designs.


LISA TOBE, Executive Director

Lisa Tobe’s 20-year career has been shaped by professional experience – and a series of “aha” moments. The Executive Director of Wildflower Consulting, she earned a master’s degree in public health from the University of North Carolina and has worked nationally in urban and rural settings – from small nonprofit organizations to the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness Center for Health Equity.  Read more...


Josh jennings,
Associate Director

If you live in a low income neighborhood with a busy single parent and few sources of fresh fruit and vegetables, you may end up relying on the local drive-thru or microwave for most of your meals. Josh Jennings learned that first-hand from his own childhood. Since 2006, his work has focused on partnering with organizations and communities to improve food systems and make healthier choices more accessible and available to all people, especially low-income families like the one he grew up in.  Read more...


Erik Underwood,
Principal Designer

Some people might say that Erik Underwood gets around. A self-taught graphic designer, Erik has been working with clients to explore their visual selves for over 15 years. While Erik has a lot of formal design training (architectural/mechanical, interior and dynamic web development), his work in graphics really came to life when working as a temp. Read more...


Shireen Deobhakta, Consulting partner

With a strong belief in creating opportunity for each individual regardless of which zip code they come from, Dr. Shireen Deobhakta has focused her work in the areas of policy development and evaluation centered around housing. Read more...


Shelton t. mcelroy, consulting partner

Catapulted by experiences in the fostercare system and entanglements in the criminal justice system, Shelton T. McElroy has dedicated his life to making systemic change through his work with individuals, out of self-preservation and preservation of his community. Read more...

 


Lacey McNary, Consulting partner

Lacey McNary provides expert and experienced system change, policy, and leadership consulting services to organizations across the country that want to get results and achieve their goals – particularly the nonprofit sector, foundations, and community organizations. Her mission is to get results for families, especially the most vulnerable. Read more...


Darryl Turpin, Consulting Partner

Darryl P. Turpin is currently a Co-Principal for a social justice firm, The Pinwheel Group. He is the principle investigator for clinical research with young black men in the criminal justice system. Read more...