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Cornerstone Strategies is a boutique firm providing trust-building services to the assessment, education, and ed-tech industries. From exam security and data privacy to strategic planning and executive-level services, we help your teams build a foundation of trust.

Our mission is to build trusted relationships.

We believe in the good that can be achieved in the education and measurement industries.  We seek to build trusted relationships between test takers and testing programs, testing programs and vendors, and the public and the education and assessment industry.

Our Values


We approach our work as servant leaders, maintaining client confidences and delivering services and solutions with integrity.


We care about people. We nurture our team members, champion accessibility, embrace diversity, equity and inclusion, and approach our work with authenticity.


We are grateful for the opportunities we have been given. We demonstrate our gratitude by giving back to our communities, both personally and professionally.

DEI Statement

At Cornerstone, we want to enable innovation and individual growth for everyone. To us, diversity, equity, and inclusion are more than words – they are central to our vision. We are committed to building the best teams with a variety of backgrounds, skills, and views where associates can be their full, authentic selves so that, together, we can take a holistic approach to our clients and the individuals they serve.  

As a woman-owned business, certified as a Targeted Small Business under the laws of the State of Iowa, we know first-hand how important it is to strive for a world where we are all able to do our best work, appreciated for our contributions, and celebrated for our successes.