Strategic Consulting for Institutions of Higher Education.

Sample Client Successes


Client: Administrative Building Construction

A client was looking for funding to finance the construction of a $10 million administrative building. Developing a financial plan involving public and private funds, as well as grants, Dr. Ibarrondo started the process by obtaining a $2 million federal grant for the construction, which in turn garnered additional funding confidence. The newly built administrative building has state-of-the-art technologies and served to symbolize the university.

client: online education

client: new academic programs


Client: reeingeering a college

A client was looking to reengineer itself from primarily a junior college into a college focused on multimedia and digital arts at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Dr. Ibarrondo conducted strategic planning sessions with the senior leadership, developed the case, secured over $4 million for hiring faculty, staff, new technologies, and academic program development. The college went to university status and is a leading university in graphic arts, design, and multimedia.

Client: engineering programs

client: library technologies

Clients: development & grants

In 2000, Dr. Ibarrondo founded Advancement & Development Associates, Inc., a federal government relations and institutional development firm representing private institutions of higher education. As President & CEO, he directly obtained over $100 million in public and private funding from the federal government, corporations, and foundations for the firm’s college and university clients.

client: marine sciences

client: research development