Gargani + Company

helps organizations around the world achieve their social and environmental missions by measuring their impact, designing new programs, and improving performance.

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John Gargani

President

Evaluator, professor, speaker, and writer. Over 20 years of experience directing evaluations of every type:

  • large, multi-site randomized trials
  • program design projects for new ventures
  • evaluation of social enterprises

Ph.D. | Evaluation and Measurement | UC Berkeley

MS | Statistics | New York University

MBA | Wharton School

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Uda Walker

Senior Project Manager

Evaluation manager, implementation specialist, and team leader. Ten years of experience managing the implementation of:

  • large, multi-site randomized trials
  • online surveys and tests
  • evaluation of community groups and schools

M.A. | Middle East Politics | School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

B.A. | International Relations | San Francisco State

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Michael Strong

Collaborator: The Rapid Assessment of Teacher Effectiveness (RATE)

Researcher, author, and expert in teacher training, mentoring, and evaluation. Over 30 years of experience, including:

  • Director of Research at the New Teacher Center
  • Senior Researcher at the Center for Research in the Interest of Underserved Students (CERIUS) at UC Santa Cruz
  • Senior Researcher at the UC San Francisco Center on Deafness

Ph.D. | Educational Research | UC Berkeley

Founder & CEO
Softcare, Canada
Softcare is a Canadian B-Corp that helps social service and community health organizations increase their effectiveness by using data strategically. Gargani + Company has developed predictive analytics that integrate with Softcare’s client management data systems.

Richard Lightbown

Collaborator: Predictive Analytics

Experienced data analyst and project leader.

Darrel Skousen

Research Project Manager

Supports and evaluates the development of programs, organizations, and collaborations.

Mona Farid-Nejad

Research Project Manager