About

Deven Wisner, M.S.
Managing Member

Deven is a capacity builder for data-driven decision making across a variety of disciplines, including community and social welfare, human capital, finance, marketing, and regulatory and compliance. He leverages his formal training in evaluation and industrial-organizational psychology and years of senior level management experience to enable clients in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors to leverage data in their organizations decision-making process. Complementary to to his technical skills in program design, statistics, and data visualization and reporting, Deven relies heavily on participatory methods and interpersonal effectiveness training to inspire client ownership and buy-in. In addition to his role as Principal Consultant for Viable Insights, Deven teaches Organizational Behavior and Psychology of Leadership at the University of Arizona, South. He is also on the board of the Arizona Evaluation Network, active member of the American Evaluation Association, and the co-founder & leader of the Tucson Tableau User Group. At the root of all his work is a passion for empowering individuals to utilize evidence-based decision making as an effective method for achieving their goals and objectives.

Phillip Stoeklen, M.S.
Consultant

Phillip is an evaluator, applied researcher, and instructor. He manages both formative and summative program evaluations, and has extensive experience conducting community survey projects and needs assessments. In addition to his experience as an applied researcher and evaluator, Phillip also serves as the Certificate Program Coordinator for the Evaluation Studies and Institutional Research graduate certificate programs at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, where he teaches courses in evaluation theory and data collection methodologies and tool development. 

Tiffany Smith, Ph.D.
Consultant

Tiffany is an evaluator, educator, and facilitator. She brings four years of experience as a tenure-track faculty member teaching evaluation and research courses, as well as almost nine years of experience with conducting research and evaluation projects. Tiffany has conducted evaluation work in K12 education settings, non-profit organizations, higher education programs, and community programs. She stresses the importance of communication, reflective practice, and collaboration in her evaluation work and in training others in evaluation and research methods.

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