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Glass Half Full Consulting offers a variety of consulting services to K-20 institutions, non-profit organizations, and higher education institutions in a variety of functional and strategic areas.

Consulting services are highly tailored to the client and to their unique needs and objectives.

We consult in the following areas:

•    Artificial Intelligence (AI)

•    Senior Leadership coaching 

•    Individual, team, & group coaching 
•    Executive retreats 

•    Strategic planning

•    Change management
•    Strategic Enrollment Management

•    Governing Board Relations

•    Alumni engagement

•    Fractional and interim placements

•    Organizational redesign & restructuring
•    Student satisfaction & feedback design

•    Competitive market research & analysis
•    Professional development & capacity building

•    Program review and redesign
•    Employee recognition, wellbeing, and morale

•    Fundraising and grant management strategies

•    Community engagement & partnerships

Our Team of Consultants

Glass Half Full Consulting, LLC works with a team of Consultants from diverse backgrounds in the educational and non-profit sectors. Learn more about our core team of Consultants on our "About Us" page.

Claire Brady, President & Lead Consultant

Claire's consulting practice focuses on Executive, Board, and executive teams. Claire works directly with executive leaders and organizations to improve their outcomes, lead organizational transformations, achieve strategic goals, foster healthy workplace cultures, and drive employee engagement. Claire also has a deep interest in the use of AI and is a leading national voice in harnessing the extraordinary potential of AI in non-profit and educational organizations.

Melissa Villafañe, Consultant & Student Success Lead

Melissa's consulting practice focuses on student success, retention and completion initiatives, dual enrollment, online students, non-traditional students, and strategic enrollment management. Melissa is a skilled trainer and coach. 

Sandra Martinez, Consultant & Academic Partnerships/Community Engagement Lead

Sandra's consulting practice focuses on student success, operational excellence, academic and student affairs partnerships, strategic enrollment management, and community engagement. 

Sandra is a skilled keynote speaker, trainer, and coach.

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Dr. Claire Brady
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Melissa Villafañe
Student Success Lead
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Sandra Martinez
Academic Partnerships &
Community Engagement Lead

Speaking Services

The Glass Half Full Consultants are seasoned and respected speakers, writers, and trainers. They regularly present to professional associations, college and universities, at regional and national conferences, for non-profit organizations, corporate clients, and as engaged community leaders.


Our speaking and training style is highly interactive, engaging, goal-oriented and fun. We speak and train on a variety of topics and can tailor our consulting, speaking, and executive coaching to your needs, budget, audience, and desired outcomes.

Let's Work Together

To learn more about Glass Half Full Consulting services, please reach out to us.

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