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Executive Consultants

JANUS Solutions has always been committed to bringing the best resources to support our clients’ needs. In an ever-increasing world of complexity, we are very much aware that no one person, or small group of people can provide the totality of services that clients deserve. We have been fortunate to recruit a number of experts, or Executive Consultants, to be able to deepen and diversify our service offerings. Whether the work involves financial, technological or communication skills, or subject matter prowess, we have affiliated with many excellent people to participate with us on our projects. And the bottom line is that if we cannot deliver on what a customer needs, we will not waste anyone’s time or resources.

John Childress
Executive Consultant
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John T. Childress is an organizational development expert with over 25 years of experience.  John helped lead two major school reform initiatives for the School District of Philadelphia.  He served for 6 years as an elected School Board member in East Greenwich Township, NJ.  He is certified in the Balanced Scorecard strategic planning tool and has helped several non-profit organizations build and implement new strategic plans.  Over the years, John has built, launched, and managed many programs for youth and families including the Food Business Pathways Program in New York City.   This groundbreaking program teaches public housing residents how to build and manage sustainable food businesses which can help uplift them and their families.  John has chaired many collaborations over the years and utilizes his talents to help communities.

John CHildress

Cynthia Esposito Lamy, Ed.D.
Executive Consultant
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Dr. Lamy is a developmental and educational research psychologist with a focus on children, families and schools in poverty. She is the author of a recent book, American Children in Chronic Poverty: Complex Risks, Benefit-Cost Analyses, and Untangling the Knot, and as a Senior Fellow at the National Institute for Early Education Research at Rutgers University, has published and contributed to many chapters, articles and reports. She has directed several large, longitudinal studies, including a 7-year study of Head Start families and children. She has developed a system to estimate the social return on investment of poverty-fighting for the Robin Hood Foundation.

Cindy Lamy

K. David Holmes
Executive Consultant
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David is a dynamic consultant who has been an invaluble member of numerous strategic planning engagements with Janus Solutions. He has led programs in both the non-profit industry and the public sector since 1980, acquiring an exceptional depth of knowledge and expertise in all areas of human services program delivery, including housing, childcare, welfare, medical assistance, entitlement programs, day programs, licensing and accreditations, transportation and family support services. David has held numerous positions within the New Jersey Department of Human Services and county government, and has also served as the Executive Director of LADACIN Network, a non-profit agency serving more than 2,500 individuals with multiple physical and developmental disabilities. In addition, David has taught Strategic Planning, Budgeting and Finance, Human Resource Management and Leadership courses at the graduate level.

K. David Holmes

Julie Hanley
Senior Consultant
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Julie joins the team at Janus Solutions with over two decades of experience working within nonprofit organizations.  Her skills include grant writing, strategic planning, program design and evaluation, as well as the direct delivery of social services with diverse populations. She has held a variety of positions ranging from directing a project with the YWCA in Seattle that focused on helping homeless families secure and sustain permanent housing to writing and managing grants for the New Jersey Association on Correction in excess of nine millions dollars annually.   Julie is passionate about analyzing the delivery of human services in a holistic manner and skilled at designing changes most likely lead to the individual, organizational or community level change desired. Julie holds a BS from Penn State University and a Masters degree in social work from Rutgers University.

Julie Hanley