Our Leadership Team
We operate on the principles of excellence and precision. We bring bold ideas, apply rapid learning, and deliver technology that sets leading organizations apart from their competitors. Our combined experience spans over two decades and covers critical ground, positioning us as a comprehensive firm for all your needs.
LeJuan Strickland is the owner of Metropolitan Strategies and Solutions, LLC. LeJuan has over 15 years of experience in creating and assisting government agencies and organizations in improving processes through evaluation and proper data analysis.
LeJuan works with clients across industries, primarily serving businesses and community organizations that conduct business with local and federal governments.
Michael C. Taylor
Director of Analytics and Human-Centered Design
Michael Taylor has over eight years’ experience delivering next-generation user experiences to world-class organizations in the private and public sectors. His career is focused on incubating disruptive technologies that can meet mission-critical business needs and set leading organizations apart from their competitors.
Chief of Staff
Kiara specializes in support for local governments and communities to promote social change. Kiara’s ongoing professional services include working with local leaders, facilitating coalitions while assisting in the development of critical governmental & related campaigns.
Deputy Director of Strategy and Analytics
Sydney designs thoughtful and data-oriented solutions for clients. After working in emergency management and studying urban resilience, she is adept at leading teams on government projects to distill actionable insights, improve UI/UX, and embed equity.
Ben Chamblee is a data scientist who works with a variety of clients to solve complex analytical problems. Whether it’s creating advanced dashboards, automating data cleaning pipelines, or building machine learning models, Ben believes that you can learn a lot from the numbers. Ben has supported a variety of clients in multiple industries prior to joining the MSS Team.
Associate, Business Transformation
Rashaun Parks has over ten years of professional experience as an organizer passionate about empowering people and organizations to achieve extraordinary results. He has spent his time partnering with individuals and organizations in various industries to boost structural performance and effectiveness in corporate image, habit management, and social media marketing.