Mariano and Associates, LLC

Continuous Improvements in Operations and Performance

Florence Gerber, MBA founded Mariano and Associates, LLC to partner with government, educational, healthcare, non-profit, and small business organizations to strategically improve operations. This includes maximizing the current tangible and intangible resources focusing on organizational behavior to drive performance. Creating trusting dialogue is essential with diverse cross functional workgroups where participants experience motivation to learn and share innovative ideas for improvements.

Mariano and Associates, LLC are practitioners and consultants and act as an extension of our client's teams immersing in daily operations to fully understand the work. We play an active role leading improvement initiatives through facilitation, education, and coaching. 

Outcomes of the organization's initiatives strengths the individual, team, department, and the overall system. With over 25 years of leadership experience and leading complex improvement projects, Mariano and Associates, LLC uses scientifically proven interpersonal skills and operational improvement techniques. We apply evidence based principles and methods such as Lean Six Sigma, the Baldrige Performance Excellence, Six Seconds Emotional Intelligence, Jerald Greenberg's Behavior in Organizations, Bridge's Transition Model for change management and Peter Senge's The Fifth Discipline systems thinking. 


Understand client needs for a lasting partnership


Apply evidence based continuous quality and process improvement methodologies and techniques to improve and sustain daily operations of organizations


Ethical business practices for integrity

Mariano and Associates, LLC meets the State of Oregon eligibility requirements as established in OAR 123-200-1000 to 123-200-2200.  

State of Oregon: Certification Office for Business Inclusion and Diversity (COBID) #11837

Mariano & Associates Capabilities Statement 2024-03-15.pdf

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