We engage with our clients to create effective solutions for specific business challenges.

About Us

Our name says it all. We engage with our clients to create effective solutions for specific business challenges.

Companies and organizations often need additional support to manage finances, community engagement, customer relations and control systems. That’s where our experts come to help. We become part of your team to create strategies just as unique as your business.

Our Mission

The mission of Engaging Solutions is to create superior value for clients, employees, associates, and partners by providing tailored solutions for evolving business needs. We will honor the communities in which we operate by giving back to improve the quality of life.

Core values

  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Trust
  • Customer service
  • Quality
  • Professionalism
  • Humility


Located in Indianapolis, our four Managing Principals – all well respected in their specific fields of expertise – combined their talents in 2005 to create a management consultant firm. Today, Engaging Solutions employs more than 100 expert accountants, planners, outreach specialists, customer service representatives, and project analysts.

We boast a diverse list of clients in Indiana and throughout the U.S. from government and nonprofit sectors to large companies. Our footprint goes beyond Indiana; we are certified in eight other states.

We've earned a few awards along the way:


MBE to MBE Spend (Class Two) – Mid-States Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc.


Inner City 100 – One of the fastest-growing inner-city businesses in America (The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City)

2016 - 2018

Top Work Place – Indianapolis Star


William G. Mays Excellence in Entrepreneurship


Mayor’s Celebration of Diversity Nominee – City of Indianapolis


Mayor’s Business Award of Excellence – City of Indianapolis


Midwest Women’s Empowerment Summit Award


Indiana Minority Supplier Development Council Supplier of the Year Award


Mayor’s Celebration of Diversity Nominee


Indianapolis Public School District Office of Supplier Diversity Partner of Excellence


Governor’s Award for Achievement in Business & Entrepreneurship


Indianapolis Black Chamber of Commerce New Entrepreneur Award

Meet Our Managing Principals

The Managing Principals of Engaging Solutions, LLC (ES) are sound business professionals with advanced degrees in business administration and urban and regional planning.

The Managing Principals also hold certifications in the areas of accounting, grant writing, project management, budgeting and diversity services, and training.

ES sponsored an Indianapolis little league to attend their first Indianapolis Indians game.

Commitment to Community

Corporate stewardship is reflected in our guiding principles, corporate mission, and values. It is reflected in our guiding principles, corporate mission, and values, active gifting and volunteerism. We remain actively engaged in corporate and community-based ventures that address planning, economic development, and other civic/societal topics.

Our company donates 10 percent of our net profit to the community through both in-kind and financial donations. In addition, Engaging Solutions also donates hundreds of volunteer hours to organizations in the Indianapolis area such as participating in health-related walks and community-wide events.


Meet our Team

DaShelle Blades
Junior Accountant
Sydney Johnson
Senior Outreach Specialist/Business Development
Gwendolyn M. Simmons
Senior Outreach Specialist
Marguerite Watkins
Director, Human Resources
Christina Sparks
Director, Call Center
James Hansen
Assistant Director, Call Center/ Manager, Data Analytics
William Brown
Outreach Specialist/Information Technology
Janice Teal
Corporate Compliance Officer

What Some of Our Clients Say About Us

Patrick Fleming, Account Manager at Medco Health Services

“…absolutely impressive …absolute professionals…”

Lisa Lant, RN, Program Manager at Anthem Medicaid

“…spectacular…can do attitude”

Mark Reed, Manager at MHS


Jacquelyn Shearer Adams, Vice President, Operations at Managed Health Services

“ES is very easy to do business with and their team has become our team.  We appreciate partners willing to jump through hoops with us and place a very high value on that.  We can count on them to deliver and help us think through solutions.  With their help we have seen increases in several critical key performance indexes.”

Dr. Geoffrey Buck, Chief Executive Officer at InteCare, Inc.

“Engaging Solutions is a highly respected, highly trusted firm that provides services of the highest quality.”