We work closely with our clients to custom-design and facilitate processes and events that enable owners, board members and senior-level executives to clarify their mission, vision and goals. Our mission has always been to exceed client expectations.

Pamela R. Knecht
President and CEO


Health Care Industry Clients

ACCORD has provided services for over 400 Health Care Industry Clients including:

  • American Hospital Association
  • American Society for Healthcare Engineering
  • Baylor Health Care System
  • Blood Center of Southeastern Wisconsin
  • Children’s Hospital and Health System of Wisconsin
  • Center for Organ Recovery and Education
  • Community Health Network
  • Fauquier Health System
  • Harrison Medical Center
  • Iowa Foundation for Medical Care
  • Jewish Hospital HealthCare Services
  • Nanticoke Health Services
  • New England Baptist Hospital
  • Rogers Behavioral Health System
  • St. Joseph Health System
  • St. Mary’s / Duluth Clinic Health System
  • St. Peters Health Partners Albany
  • Temple University Health System
  • University of New Mexico Hospitals

Closely-Held Business Clients

ACCORD has helped approximately 130 businesses, most of which are closely-held and / or family owned. The industries served range widely and include banking, financial services, manufacturing, distribution, real estate, retail, and professional services.

  • Andis Company
  • The Care of Trees
  • The Disney Store
  • Dixon Ticonderoga
  • Eckenhoff Saunders Architects
  • Follett Corporation
  • Hickory Springs Manufacturing Company
  • Hyde Park Bank
  • The Martin-Brower Company
  • Pritzker Residential
  • Romano Brothers Wholesale Beverage Company
  • Witt-Kieffer, Ford, Hadelman & Lloyd

Not-for-Profit Sector Clients

ACCORD has assisted over 50 not-for-profit organizations in the social services, arts, education, and other fields. In addition, approximately 350 of ACCORD’s health industry clients are 501 C 3 organizations.

  • Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges 
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago
  • The Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago
  • Chicago Architecture Foundation
  • Giant Steps
  • Golden Apple Foundation
  • Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly
  • River North Chicago Dance
  • St. Isaac Jogues Parish
  • Trinity University