Our mission is to help our clients lay the foundation for growth as well as make enduring improvements in their performance. Broadly speaking, the issues that we have been called in to solve have focused on strategy, organization, and marketing. We have served a wide range of clients in terms of both industry and scale.


Whatever the venture, we conduct the engagement so that we can produce the right answer to the right question. We look at problems from the cross-functional perspective of top managers to ensure that the work that we perform produces the desired results. That approach is consistent in both our two service offerings in Ventures and Consulting.


The team we bring to our clients is tailored to their needs. We can tap functional experts whose personal experiences span many industries. For each engagement, we assemble the proper set of skills to accomplish the task.


Cathy Hong-Praslick

Cathy Hong-Praslick has held a variety of venture capital and private equity roles. Most recently, she was on the mergers and acquisitions team at TSYS, a financial services firm. Previously, she worked at Alliance Technology Partners, specializing in media and telecommunications, and at United Parcel Service's Strategic Enterprise Fund, where she focused on logistics and wireless infrastructure firms. She has been a venture consultant to Turner Broadcasting, First Sports International, and others. She received her M.B.A. from the Emory University and B.S. from California State Polytechnic University at Pomona.

Felix Chang

Felix Chang is also a senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. He has advised start-ups in industries ranging from healthcare to renewable energy. He was a consultant in Booz Allen Hamiltonís Strategy and Organization practice. Earlier, he served as a senior planner and an intelligence officer in the U.S. Department of Defense, an entrepreneur at Snowcenter, and a business advisor at Mobil Oil Corporation, where he dealt with strategic planning for upstream and midstream investments throughout Asia and Africa. He received his M.B.A. from Duke University and M.A. and B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.