Who we are

We are a boutique strategy consulting practice executing business strategies and organizational development principles across  higher education and business environments.

Our philosophy


We believe in practicing good ethics and providing quality service to our clients to meet the demands of your industry.  This requires that we listen and support your needs with innovative strategies and cutting-edge solutions.

Darrell Ezell

Founder & CEO

Darrell is a highly regarded international consultant, educator, connector, and strategist.  His expertise in international affairs and civic engagement is demonstrated in projects he has led in the public and private sectors.  With time spent in higher education, government, and non-profit management, Darrell is skilled in organizational turnaround, business strategy and planning, diversity & inclusion, education technology, and board relations.  His knowledge in international relations has led to him serving a member of the U.N. Global Expert's program and his commitment to inter-cultural relations has received official recognition by the Vatican from Cardinal Jean Louis Tauran of Pontificium Consilium Pro Dialogo Interreligiones.


Darrell’s career spans the non-profit sector with time at The William J. Clinton Foundation, public sector work with The U.S. Department of State, and in academia at Louisiana State University, Tulane University, and in administration as Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean at Claremont Lincoln University, a new online graduate university launched with a $50M gift by David C. Lincoln in Claremont, California.  His notable contributions at Claremont Lincoln included establishing a global campus model, scaling high performing online academic degree programs, expanding faculty development, launching virtual innovation labs and research centers, building institutional partnerships, and leading a new  university to initial regional accreditation.  Darrell provides pro-bono services as a member of the board of trustees to a liberal arts college in Mississippi. 

Published Work

“Financial management education courses as social societal learning tools at minority serving colleges and universities” in International Journal of Public Sociology and Sociotherapy, 2020.

Exploring the Role and Importance of Interfaith in the Year 2020” ed. White Paper. Center for the

Study of Religion, Culture, and Foreign Affairs at Claremont Lincoln University, 2015.

Beyond Cairo: U.S. Engagement with the Muslim World, Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. 


The University of Birmingham (Birmingham, England)


Union Theological Seminary


Alabama A&M University


Our Team

We draw on our global network of experts with the skills matched to your organization's needs. Our team includes senior practitioners in:

Business Administration

Education Technology

Government Relations

Market Strategy

Online Learning / Digital Education

Organizational Development

Project Management

Contact Us

Address. 6275 University Drive Suit 37 #413 Huntsville, AL 35806 

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