Our Mission

“Solutions Made Simple” is more than just a slogan; it is our mission. We create the most efficient ways to approach challenges and achieve the goals of our clients. We stay on top of the details, so our clients can focus on the big picture. We are here to improve your organization and make your life simpler.

Our Vision

Our vision is to provide organizations with fast access to the expert teams necessary to execute and refine their operations. Our diverse team leads the initiative to improving policies and processes, and boosting equity and inclusion in the workplace and communities.

Our Approach

Whether designing a new product, changing a process, or solving a problem, we use a proven, systematic approach for every client. We begin by spending time with our client to obtain a clear understanding of the scope of the engagement, as well as any problems or challenges, and the desired outcomes. We then develop a detailed project plan to ensure transparency and accountability. Our experienced professionals implement the plan with constant client engagement and performance monitoring.

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Core Values

Integrity
Integrity

We are proud of our work, our employees, and our clients. We take responsibility for what we do and celebrate our successes together.

Support
Support

We support our employees so they can most effectively support our clients. We prioritize taking care of our team members and their families, empowering them to achieve their goals professionally.

Diversity
Diversity

We celebrate our diverse team and clients. We believe excellence comes from a variety of backgrounds and perspectives.

Innovation
Innovation

We welcome advancements in technology and embrace change. We support innovative ideas that empower us to be better and bring our clients the most modern solutions.

Inclusion
Inclusion

We advocate for and practice the inclusion of all individuals, regardless of gender, race, or disability. We value our differences.

Collaboration
Collaboration

We work together to reach our goals and the goals of our clients. We tap into each other’s talents to achieve the best results.

Our Team

Melanie Cook-McCant
Melanie Cook-McCant

Founder and CEO

As CEO, Melanie is responsible for providing strategic and operational leadership to VMG, while driving company growth. She has over 20 years of management experience in the government and corporate sectors as a corporate attorney, senior consultant, and business development executive. She has been widely recognized for organizing and transforming startup enterprises.

In the past, Melanie has held positions as Sr. Consultant to a Wall Street investment bank, Sr. Adviser to the US Secretary of Commerce and the Under Secretary for Technology, Attorney at the Securities and Exchange Commission, and Sr. Consultant supporting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”).

Melanie is a co-author of Business Success Secrets, an honest, raw, and real look at some of the best-kept entrepreneurial secrets. Business Success Secrets is now a best seller on the Wall Street Journal and USA Today Best Seller lists.

Melanie is a graduate of Spelman College and Harvard Law School.

VMG's Subject Matter Expert Leadership Team
Dan Kagwisa
Dan Kagwisa

Data Analytics Subject
Matter Expert

Debbie Holden
Debbie Holden

Evaluation Subject
Matter Expert

Nichole Kagwisa
Nichole Kagwisa

IT Subject
Matter Expert

Cynthia Prather
Cynthia Prather

Health Equity and HIV/AIDS Subject Matter Expert

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