About Us

Corporate Identity

Mission

To be the lead source for Business & Information Technology strategy & services.  

 

 

Value Proposition

We deliver unparalleled value to clients through advances in technology, business strategy, and new operating models.

 

 

Position

We aim to be the global #1 provider of high-impact business services.

We are the company corporations rely on to improve strategy, growth, and processes in their organization.

 

 

Identity

We are innovators—providing ideas and advancements in technology to make our client the best at what they do.

We make continuous investments in learning and improvement.

We are a trusted adviser and honest broker to clients.

 

 

Expression

We use understandable technology language and communicate IT strategy and solutions using business terms that every leader can relate to their bottom line.

We utilize leading-edge innovations along with industry standards and best practices to ensure each client receives the most productive IT solutions and results.

 

 

Relationship

ASC acts with integrity and treats our clients’ businesses as our own.

Clients rely on us to create and deliver strategy and work that results in a net gain for their bottom line.

ASC seeks to be our client’s advisors and operate as an extension of their team.

 

 

Values

  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Dedication
  • Inclusion
  • Communication

 

 

Culture

  • Respect
  • Have fun together
  • Open sharing of information
  • Team Environment

 

 

Competencies

  • IT Strategy ​ – CIO/CEO
  • Digital Transformation
  • M&A
  • Dynamic IT Infrastructure
  • Agile/DevOps
  • Policy Advisory Services

 

 

Vision

  • To provide unparalleled value to our clients.
  • To assist our clients in leveraging new technologies.
  • To develop solutions that exceed our clients’ expectations.
  • To focus on cutting edge Business and Technology innovations.
  • To be an industry leader of transformative Business and Information Technology services
  • To be the employer of choice for exceptional Business and Information Technology professionals.
  • For our successes with for-profits, nonprofits, universities, and government agencies to speak for itself.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Management

CEO Frederick McCullough

Role: Mr. McCullough serves as the Chief Executive of Advancement Strategy, overseeing both the global public and private sector business units as well as ASC product and service offerings.  He leads the vision, defines business strategy, sets objectives and growth targets. He drives market approach and customer relationship strategies.

Responsibilities: He is responsible for developing the overall strategy, selecting market segments and shaping products and services. He also leads ASC’s executive team. He builds and maintains relationships with Global 2000 and Federal agency clients alike.  He oversees account management, client deliverables, and works closely with client leaders providing advisory services.

Background: Prior to Advancement Strategy, Mr. McCullough had a career of over 25-years leading global Management and IT consulting firms including IBM, Booz Allen Hamilton, and Capgemini.  For clients, he has been a leader in the application of technology to reach business objectives by performing CIO-CEO alignment.  Mr. McCullough has extensive consulting experience in IT Strategy, Infrastructure Management, Software Engineering and M&A due diligence. He holds an MBA from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COO & EVP Quentin Cantlo

Role: Mr. Cantlo serves as the Chief Operating Officer of Advancement Strategy, overseeing front and back office operational functions. He leads and defines ASC’s consulting practices, including client engagements and capability domains. He manages ASC’c talent capacity and strategic teaming partnerships. He also serves as the CIO for Advancement Strategy.

Responsibilities:  He is responsible for management and expansion of ASC’s global practice capabilities, investment in innovation research and the ASC talent supply chain. He also leads Human Resources and Information Technology functions. He builds and maintains strong relationships with Global 2000 clients.  He oversees account management, client deliverables, and works closely with client leaders providing advisory services.

Background:  Prior to Advancement Strategy, Mr. Cantlo had a career of over 25-years with leading Fortune 100 corporations and Institutions including Whirlpool, BlueCross BlueShield, Coca Cola, DuPont, Lockheed Martin, General Electric, and Howard University. He worked in IT leadership capacities: CIO, SVP, and VP of Global IT Functions and Enterprise IT Organizations.  Mr. Cantlo has extensive global IT management delivery experience in IT Strategy, Applications Management, Enterprise Architecture, Governance, Infrastructure, and M&A. He completed executive management programs at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and the MIT Sloan School of Business. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems from DeVry University.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SVP, Enterprise Systems Rosanne Aliperti

Role: As SVP of the Enterprise Systems division of ASC, Ms. Aliperti has a proven ability to conceptualize and execute transformation plans for clients. These range in size from large client organizations in the Fortune 500 to startup enterprises. She is recognized as a leader in linking strategy, innovation and technology to solve the most complex business issues, delivering quantifiable results.

Responsibilities: Ms. Aleperti’s work creates improved financial results and increases value to stakeholders. She has deep industry insight and technology expertise including working with technology and telecom infrastructure. Ms. Aleperti’s ability to conceptualize and implement comprehensive infrastructures for startups and reinvent the status quo for established entities creates a sustainable competitive advantage and improves financial results with optimized stakeholder value. Ms Alperti is the managing executive of the New York office.

Background: Ms. Aliperti is a recognized leader in linking strategy, innovation and technology to solve complex business issues and delivering quantifiable results. She has led requirements gathering and implementation of ERP systems including SAP, Oracle and others. Her experience includes executive leadership roles at Sensible Medical Innovations LTD, AMC Health, Shiseido International, and Bellco Health.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VP, Policy Elizabeth Dahl

Role: Ms. Dahl leads the newly established Policy Division within ASC, which has a current focus on public health and public policy. Her extensive experience with public health, public policy, and litigation makes her a perfect fit for this role.

Responsibilities:  Ms. Dahl leads an inter-disciplinary team which develops policy solutions for government and business clients. Under her guidance, team members conduct legal and policy research and analysis, make policy recommendations, evaluate programs and policies, and help develop stakeholder consensus on effective strategies.

Background: Ms. Dahl is a lawyer with skills in project management, legal and policy analysis, report writing, legal writing, and collaboration across multiple settings. Her experience includes serving as executive director and policy analyst at nonprofit organizations and practicing law at multiple large firms. She holds a JD from Georgetown University and a BA in Political Science and Journalism from University of Nevada, Reno.

 

 

 

 

Sr. Marketing Manager Jenny Kessler Klump

Role: Ms. Klump leads the marketing strategy and execution for Advancement Strategy. With over a decade of brand building, marketing, and project management experience, she brings valuable expertise and fresh ideas to defining and sharing ASC’s story.

Responsibilities: Ms. Klump develops and executes digital marketing strategy, brand development, and all visual collateral within the organization. She works in account management and business development with various clients.

Background: Ms. Klump is a multi-faceted design, brand, and marketing professional. Her career has evolved and encompasses brand development, design, digital marketing, public relations, communications, account management, and leadership in non-profit, arts organization, startup, and agency settings. Past clients include Hefty, United Way, PEAK Automotive, Mr. Roof, Louis Jadot, Susan B. Komen, and many others. She holds a BS in Interior Design from the top-ranked program at the University of Cincinnati.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sr. Operations Manager Ralph Bolton

Role: Mr. Bolton is a recognized IT professional with a history of working with early stage ventures, bringing new products and services to market. He is also experienced in providing Process Automation and Project Management. Mr. Bolton leads talent management and organization building for Advancement Strategy. He manages operations and leads software and hardware expertise.

Responsibilities: Mr. Bolton leads cross-functional teams to bring transformational improvement in business process and profitability. He manages operations with expertise of the hardware and software that supports it, and has proven to be an invaluable asset to organizations. Mr. Bolton has strong leadership skills and the ability to provide complete solutions to complex business problems. He currently leads the Government Procurement department at Advancement Strategy.

Background:  Prior to Advancement Strategy, Mr. Bolton served in leadership and managerial roles in commercial, non-profit and government sectors. He has built a dynamic view on how businesses of all types can benefit within an ecosystem. His experience operating multiple technology platforms and providing Digital Automation has helped companies to reposition their marketing and sales models, product development and placement, and increase overall efficiency while creating innovative strategies that meet business objectives.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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