ECRA Group is a premier national consulting firm focused on assisting organizations in being more strategic in their quality improvement efforts. By focusing on the alignment of leadership recruitment and development, strategic planning, human resources, and analytics, ECRA helps organizations be more effective by focusing energy and resources towards what truly matters.
In 2010, ECRA, a national leader in research, analytics, and strategic planning, and Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates (HYA), the nation's largest education executive search firm, announced a merger to establish a new vision for integrated services and solutions. Throughout the course of the last 35 years, the two companies have collectively served over 1,000 school districts and other organizations nationwide.
ECRA and HYA understand the importance of recruiting strong leadership and supporting leaders with the information and resources they need to bring decisions into focus. ECRA and HYA apply research-based methodologies, time-tested principles, and sophisticated analytic techniques to meet the unique needs of clients and provide a course of action for meaningful and lasting change.
ECRA's Philosophy and Values
ECRA is founded on a systemic philosophy and belief that all components of an organization are interdependent. To understand the function and efficacy of the whole organization, one must understand the relationship and interdependence of its parts. By embedding our solutions in the context of systems thinking and the larger organizational structure, ECRA is able to aid organizations in thinking more strategically and to effectively monitor the impact of its decisions. By balancing methodological integrity, cost, and organizational culture, ECRA is able to craft effective solutions for our clients.
ECRA's Associates and Client Service Teams
The foundation of ECRA is the expertise and quality of the company's associates. Clients benefit from ECRA's vast national network of over 150 associates specializing in a wide range of disciplines. Many of ECRA's associates are national leaders in their fields, hold Ph.D.'s in their areas of expertise, and hold faculty appointments at prestigious universities. From Ph.D. statisticians to experts in leadership profiling and organizational change, ECRA can assemble a team of associates with the optimal blend of expertise to meet the unique needs of clients.