Joanne Smikle, PhD

Principal Consultant at Smikle Training Services

Dr. Semidey provides excellent analytical services for organizations in need of consulting expertise to diagnose their climate, culture, and organization development issues. She has the ability to objectively assess an organization, clearly communicate its needs, and skilfully navigate the political landmines inherent in any organization. She is a capable, competent communicator, able to relate well to all levels of staff and management.


William Scarbrough, PhD

Senior Research Scientist and Director of the Louisville Center Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation

Dr. Adrienne Semidey is a gifted leader. Her skills in project management, leadership development, training and technical assistance, organizational development, and health communications have helped my organization win new work, better serve my existing clients, and generally improve our company’s performance. She is energetic, motivated, detail-oriented, as well as visionary, and an asset to every individual and team with whom she works.


Mary Gordon

Senior Program Director at Pacific Institute of Research and Evaluation

Dr. Semidey is an exceptional professional with the ability to work across diverse agencies and communities. She is skilled in fostering collaborative relationships, developing strong strategic plans and has sustained many community and agency efforts because of her professionalism and engaging attitude. She is an asset to any organization.


Devona Overton

Program Director at ICF International

Adrienne is an excellent management consultant. I’ve personally witnessed the ease and grace with which she works in order to bring true value and expertise to her clients. There are very few people who work with as much integrity as Adrienne. She holds her team to the highest standards and expects the same in return. This ensures that the client receives the best thinking, highest quality products and deliverables, and ultimately succeeds.


Selena Ramkeesoon

Vice President, Strategic Communications at Abt Associates, Inc

Adrienne is skilled in public health communications and organizational development. It was an enriching experience working with her for five years. Adrienne is a strategic thinker, seasoned communicator, and business leader. She produced great results for ICF, helping to manage and grow our health communications business.


Shelly Heath-Watson

Principal at ICF International

I had the pleasure of working with Adrienne for almost ten years. She is the consummate professional. Adrienne offers creative solutions and delivers them with a focus on customer service and satisfaction. She is committed to exceeding her clients’ expectations. Her love and passion for her work is evident in all that she does.