“My passion and skill is helping state and local government reach their goals while enhancing their customer experiences.”

Meet Joanne Gallagher, CEO, founder and sole owner of SOAR. As a Human Capital Strategist (HCS) and Project Management Professional (PMP), Joanne has led multi-million-dollar projects and teams to support local, state and national programs in health and human services. With over 25 years of management consulting experience, Joanne has had the privilege of working in executive positions with Tier 1 consulting firms, including Deloitte, Accenture and KPMG.

Joanne is passionate about serving the public by providing professional consulting and she has demonstrated positive work results in over a dozen states assisting clients with their business needs. “Her infectious positivity and can-do attitude make her a pleasure to work with and it’s clear that her clients appreciate her genuine care and concern for their success.” Joanne’s interactions with her clients are centered on the long-term ‘Why?’ to look at the big picture while prioritizing and shaping the client’s needs. With a focus on beating the odds and her strong relationship with clients, together they make bold moves toward their vision and reframe what winning means.

Honors & Awards:

This award recognizes a standout leader of business or is a business owner and is empowering her workplace with her entrepreneurial spirit.

CAI, Dec 2013