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Timpano Consulting

Sponsor Level
Community Partner

Timpano Consulting is a creative consultancy that helps leaders focus forward and organizations move beyond business as usual. Founded in 2003 by Melanie Schmidt, the firm is known for getting to the core of issues, framing necessary actions, and providing the guidance necessary to realize progress -- all while infusing positive energy into the process. Specialties include strategic thinking, practical planning, Board development, executive advising, change management, and messaging.

Timpano Consulting works within a proven framework to capture the heart of an organization’s mission and then translate it through the systems, strategies, and messages that deliver a clear basis for decision-making and a platform for consistent communication. The firm engages people and improves effectiveness through strategic thinking, practical planning, creative problem solving, and intentional messaging. The firm specializes in organizations facing change, thrives in complex situations, and has extensive experience with mission-driven organizations. Discover how clarity, curiosity, commitment, and communication can become your cornerstones for moving beyond business as usual and achieving sustainable progress.

Professional services include:

  • Management consulting and executive advising
  • Organizational strategy and operational planning 
  • Governance and Board development
  • Strategic planning and facilitation
  • Organizational assessments and design
  • Intentional communication and brand integration
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Transformation and turn-around



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