Who We Are
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Our Purpose

We partner with funders to provide high quality, rigorous evaluation, strategic planning, and implementation of best practices to non-profit organizations that otherwise could not afford these services.

Our Vision

At PIE Org, we envision a future where all nonprofits have the capacity to fulfill their own outcome-focused missions.

Our Mission

PIE builds strategic and evaluation capacity to increase impact, promote learning, and facilitate equitable change for mission-driven organizations.

Our Statement on Social Justice

At PIE, strategic planning and evaluation are iterative, reflective practices that intentionally promote collaboration, equity and human dignity. PIE partners with organizations and communities to translate assets into opportunities, and we foster social justice by being inclusive, sharing power between partners and building a culture of mutual respect. We use strategic planning and evaluation to inform decisions that maximize social justice outcomes.

Our Core Values

At PIE Org, we hold true to our core values by helping organizations:

  • Work smarter and improve services by tracking measurable outcomes.
  • Grow and effectively serve the public interest.
  • Practice responsive evaluation that intentionally promotes social justice and the dignity of every person.
  • Leverage our expertise and our reputation for integrity and excellence in all that we do.

Our Team

Jay Wade, Ph.D.
Executive Director

Amber Mason, Ph.D.
Director of Evaluation

Jennifer Loudon
Director of Strategic Planning

Carrie Rosales
Creative Analytics Director

Elizabeth Frank
Associate Director of Evaluation


Anna Marin
Evaluation and Strategy Coach


Marla Stamps
Data Coordinator

Eleanor Titiml
Research Associate

Michele Schroeder
Research Associate 

Laura Watzke

Laura Watzke
Management Director

Our Interns


Our Board