MEET OUR LEADERSHIP

Founded in 2011, Augus was created to be a different kind of management consulting company. We don't develop recommendations that go on a shelf. From Day 1, we work to understand our clients' true goals and objectives, and partner closely with them to co-create measurable solutions that "stick". Leaders of business, government and nonprofit organizations count on Augus to help them transform uncertainty into possibility and rapid change into lasting progress.



As Managing Director of Augus Consulting, Adrian is responsible for overseeing strategic Corporate accounts, providing project oversight and ensuring client satisfaction. A seasoned problem-solver with a distinct ability to distill complex business problems into clear solutions, he has advised several leaders of Fortune 1000 organizations such as Microsoft, Symantec, Adobe, Western Union and Hitachi Data Systems, helping them to stay focused on the big picture and connect it to real business results. He believes “multiple perspectives matter” and utilizes an inter-disciplinary approach to problem-solving that combines technical analysis and practical common sense.

Adrian is a Masters Merit graduate of the London School of Economics and an honors scholar graduate of the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

edna

As a Partner at Augus Consulting, Edna oversees Government accounts and provides strategic project oversight to ensure client satisfaction. She is a results-oriented and innovative leader with a demonstrated ability to create and maintain high performing teams in the federal and private sectors. Edna has led multi-million dollar business development and proposal efforts in federal and state markets, including intelligence operations, security support services, national security and protective services.

Edna is retired as a Colonel from the US Army and holds Masters Degrees in Strategic Studies from the Army War College and in Foundations of Education from Troy State University, as well as a BS in Social Studies from Appalachian State University. Edna also serves on the Board of Directors for the Appalachian State University Foundation.

matt

As a Partner at Augus Consulting, Matt is responsible for overseeing strategic Nonprofit accounts, providing project oversight and ensuring client satisfaction. He is a recognized expert in nonprofit administration, program development, supportive housing and support services for disadvantage populations. He has led large-scale transformative social initiatives addressing issues of homelessness, at-risk youth and people living with developmental disabilities, including those who have been involved in the criminal justice system. Matt has held senior management positions at several agencies, including at Golden Gate Regional Center, Brilliant Corners and Omelagah Inc.

Matt holds a M.S. in Social Work with a specialization in Social Enterprise Administration from Columbia University, School of Social Work, and a BA in Organizational Communications from California State University, Stanislaus. Mr. Omelagah currently serves as a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council at Columbia University, School of Social Work.

dale

As Director of Consulting Services for Augus Consulting, Dale has helped large organizations across industries improve business operations through strategy development, process optimization and organizational alignment. He has provided strategic advisory services to industry leaders such as Kaiser Permanente, Sony, Electronic Arts, WellPoint and Sprint/Nextel; and has particular specialization in strategic roadmaps, business/IT alignment, enterprise governance, PMO setup, business process reengineering and executive communications.

Prior to Augus Consulting, Dale was a management consultant at Deloitte Consulting. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas McCombs School of Business and is conversant in Korean.

Adrian Rish

Founder and Managing Director


edna

Edna Cummings

Partner, Government Services


Matthew Omelagah

Partner, Nonprofit Services


Dale Kim

Director, Consulting Services