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Our Commitment to Leadership and Community

We are your collaborator in change. Our goal is to deepening the trust of your community in your organization. The trust that we jointly build establishes a solid foundation for your organization’s enduring success. Together, we will elevate the impact your organization has on the communities you serve.

Our Mission and Vision Statement

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We’re not just in the business of consulting; we're in the business of building futures.

We partner with community leaders and organizations to lay the foundation for sustained success and elevated impact. With trust, collaboration, and a shared vision, together we raise the bar for community service excellence.

About Innivee Strategies

Our mission is to forge robust organizations as the cornerstones of strong communities. As consultants, we facilitate transformational change with our clients by asking questions that lead to ambitious goals, working together to navigate change, and engaging data and community members in ways that allow organizations to move forward with confidence.

Mission

Transforming communities through organizational change.

Vision

Thriving communities because of thriving organizations.

 

As partners in transformation, we specialize in executive searches and leadership development, committed to strategic planning that goes beyond mere blueprints. Our collaborative ethos is infused with a spirit of co-creation and hands-on strategy implementation that kindles change and nurtures growth.

Join us on this transformative journey to cultivate change-makers big and small, who don’t just lead but inspire a thriving future for communities and organizations alike.

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Our approach is founded on a set of core values that are woven into every service we provide:

Integrity and Accountability
We believe in the power of partnership, working hand-in-hand with you to fulfill our commitments. Your goals become ours, as we foster trust through transparency and consistent communication.

Courageous Conversations
Change isn’t forged in silence. It thrives on the hard questions, the introspective moments, and the uncomfortable conversations. We don’t shy away from these—we welcome them, knowing they pave the way for true progress.

Growth and Resilience
We view every organization and leader as an evolving entity, never a finished product. Mistakes are not failures but stepping stones. Together, we learn, adapt, and rise stronger than before.

Diversity and Equity
The bedrock of innovation is diversity of thought and experience. We advocate for an equitable world, integrating a wealth of perspectives to inform more compassionate and inclusive leadership.

Authentic Leadership
True leadership is measured by actions, not titles. It’s about the impact you make and the legacy you build. We guide you to lead with purpose and vision, cultivating a presence that inspires.

Adaptability and Risk-Taking
In a world that’s ever-changing, we stand ready to pivot and embrace new challenges. We encourage you to leverage your strengths, push boundaries, and harness your collective superpowers.

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Daniel Maya
Representative
WASLI North America

Transformative Consultancy Insight

Shane Feldman is a wonderful consultant. His warmth along with his abundant experience in strengthening institutions, as well as a clear vision and timely advice, make all his observations are reflected in the minds and hearts of those who observe him. You will be satisfied with his words, he is amazing.

Meet Your Team

Our team combines the expertise of our core principals with the specialized skills of our associates/project team.

Principals

Shane Feldman, CAE

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Chief Executive Officer (CEO) / Consultant & Facilitator

Shane Feldman is the CEO of Innivee Strategies. He has over twenty years of exceptional and invigorating leadership that has impacted many national and local organizations along with their stakeholders.

As a nonprofit executive, he aligned associations to the expectations of their boards and members. These achievements came through systemic changes to policies, processes, and practices that resulted in significant increases in visibility, efficiency, revenues, accountability, and influence.

Shane received his Master’s in Management and Certificate in Nonprofit Financial Management from the University of Maryland University College and was selected to the Diversity Executive Leadership Program in the American Society of Association Executives. He is a Certified Association Executive (CAE).

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Davin Searls

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Consultant & Facilitator

Davin has over 15 years facilitating organizational development and leadership programming for community organizations and leaders, both in the United States and worldwide. His most notable accomplishments include consulting the Philippine Federation of the Deaf (PFD), which successfully passed the Filipino Sign Language Act into law. Davin has won and managed over $3.5 million in grant funding to date. He has served on a number of local, state, national, and international committees, working groups, and boards. Davin was recognized as one of the Rochester 10 in the 2017 feature by CITY News.

Team Members

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TraciAnn Hoglind

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Consultant

TraciAnn Hoglind brings over a decade of multifaceted experience spanning public health, research, marketing, and accessibility across public, private, and nonprofit sectors. Formerly serving as the Director of ASL Telehealth Services at Communication Service for the Deaf, she was pivotal in reshaping healthcare accessibility for the deaf community. Hoglind founded a public health nonprofit to deliver inclusive education, securing a grant for a collaborative initiative that involved a COVID-19 research study and contributing to the formulation of deaf-inclusive policy measures for national emergencies.

In addition to her nonprofit work, Hoglind has held key roles in managing accessibility and policy at the city and state government levels at the Division of Disability Rights for the City and County of Denver and the Maryland Governor’s Office of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

TraciAnn holds a Master’s in Public Health from Boston University, where she earned the prestigious Inaugural Restuccia Award for Achievement in Social Justice in Community Health. Recognized as one of de Beaumont’s 40 Under 40 in Public Health, she continues to be a trailblazer in advancing equitable and accessible solutions.

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Kellynette Gomez

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Consultant

Kellynette Gomez, LCSW, is a dedicated advocate and licensed social worker with a profound commitment to empowering individuals to achieve their aspirations. Her diverse background in organizational training, talent searches, and leadership development has led her to actively serve various local and national organizations in roles such as community liaison, peer advocate, volunteer, and consultant. Kellynette holds a master’s degree in social work from Springfield College and a bachelor’s degree from Gallaudet University, along with a recent certification in Nonprofit Management and Leadership from the Institute of Nonprofit Practice (INP).

Having previously worked as a consultant with Innivee Strategies, Inc. in a full-time capacity before transitioning to a contract role, Kellynette now serves as an adult case manager at the Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (MCDHH). Her commitment to the Deaf and hard-of-hearing communities is exemplified by the founding of the Deaf Job Seeker Network Facebook group, which has grown to over 8,000 members, showcasing her dedication to increasing accessible resources and employment opportunities.

As a Deaf Latina woman and Massachusetts native, Kellynette’s advocacy extends beyond her professional roles, aiming to bring a valuable and diverse perspective to the forefront. She actively champions inclusivity and representation at every level of society, reflecting her passion for creating positive change.

  • Talent Recruitment
  • Facilitation
  • Logistics and Operations Support
  • Technical Support
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Kathryn Canfield

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Consultant

Coming soon.

  • Anti-bias training
  • Interview question & rubric development
  • Application screening
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History Estill-Varner

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Consultant

History Estill-Varner is an accomplished professional with expertise in American Sign Language/English Interpreting and International Development. Holding a Bachelor’s degree in ASL/English Interpreting and International Studies, she received a Fulbright U.S. Student Research grant for a project in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, focusing on improving Deaf access.

She later served as Co-Executive Director at Deaf Worlds, providing leadership and training to Deaf NGOs in Asia and Latin America. Transitioning to the private sector, she now works for HiBob, managing global enablement programming. Additionally, as a nationally certified freelance interpreter, History offers her services in the Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia metro areas.

  • Interpreting
  • Grant Management
  • Program Management
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Training and Facilitation
Crafting Legacies, Not Just Solutions
Your goals are more than items on a checklist; they are the blueprints of the legacy you wish to leave behind. That's why we delve deep, engaging with the heart of your organization to uncover valuable insights and chart a course for substantial, lasting change. Our partnership is about crafting a narrative of success, one that reverberates through the lives of those you serve.

Ready to elevate your organization? Connect with us to transform your vision into reality.

If you are ready to get started, please fill out our intake form here.