Apter & O’Connor’s mission is to offer a unique combination of professional expertise and real world experience . . . to assist policy makers and practitioners improve and measure the effectiveness of their programs and strategies.
We are accountable to you. So, who are “we”? Veterans of both research and the real world.
Apter & O’Connor combines professional expertise and practical experience to help policy makers and practitioners improve and measure the effectiveness of their programs and strategies.
Apter & O’Connor was founded in 2003 by Dianne Apter and Cynthia O’Connor. We have built a solid reputation for delivering evaluation and planning solutions for diverse clients, clearly articulating findings and offering practical recommendations. As a certified Women Owned Business Enterprise, we partner with like-minded professionals on government contracts and related initiatives.
Dianne and Cynthia each have over 20 years’ experience in evaluation, program management, and continuous quality improvement. Along with our Associates, we have extensive experience and skill in both qualitative and quantitative research methods. We offer expertise in survey design and administration, needs assessments, statistical data analysis with large population sets, interviews and focus groups, as well as strategic planning, grant writing, and training and technical assistance for effective program design and self-assessment.