NASWA Affiliate

Maher & Maher

Maher & Maher is a specialized change-management and talent development consulting firm that delivers tailored solutions to government and commercial clientele. Now in our 26th year, the firm has worked primarily with workforce development and economic development agencies at the federal, state, regional and local levels, reflecting the experience of a number of subject-matter experts on staff with a keen understanding of these publicly-funded systems. In 2012, NJBiz Magazine named Maher one of New Jersey’s “TOP 50 Management Consulting Firms.” Recent projects include:

  • Providing technical assistance and coaching to 26 DOL Workforce Innovation and Pay for Success Grantees.
  • Conducted a Virtual Institute and created a community of practice to aid all 50 States to decrease improper Unemployment Insurance payments.
  • Created on-line training and toolkits to aid the workforce system in business engagement. 
  • Facilitated two states through development of their One-Stop Certification systems
  • Developed Kentucky’s Workforce Training Academy to support that State’s move to regional, sector-based strategies         
  • Managed and developed several regionally-based, joint economic/workforce development plans under three different funding mechanisms.
  • Assisted multiple community colleges and their partners in implementing community-based strategic planning, aligning with recommendations in the AACC report “Reclaiming the American Dream”.
  • Provided technical assistance for implementing Sector Strategies in one State, and a Layoff Aversion system in another
  • Wrote “Local Official’s Guide to Economic Adjustment”, a 100-page “How-To” guide for joint economic/workforce development on a regional basis
  • Developed social network maps and reports for seven different jurisdictions in three separate projects
  • Developed communities of practice and managed virtual event series for numerous education and workforce organizations.

To learn more about Maher & Maher and our capabilities, visit or call 732-918-8000.

Contact Name: Richard D. Maher
3535 Route 66
Bldg. 4
Neptune, NJ 07753