Covid-19 Update


Effective Monday, March 16, 2020 and until further notice, Econsult Solutions is having staff members work from home. This form of “social distancing” has been implemented with the safety of our staff and the community at large in mind. We have instituted all necessary remote-working features and remain open for business, hard at work on current engagements and eager to hear how we can support your needs. 

These are extraordinary times. The global pandemic has reached every aspect of every life in every corner of the world. More than ever, ESI stands ready to apply economics, strategy, and insight to help you move forward. Be on the lookout for additional content on our blog, Present Value. Together we will emerge stronger and wiser. 

Background & Experience

Renata Cobbs-Fletcher is a Senior Advisor with Econsult Solutions, Inc. and the Assistant Deputy Secretary for Integration & Impact at American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), a non-profit Quaker organization that includes people of various faiths who are committed to social justice, peace and humanitarian service. Prior to accepting this position, Renata held various positions in organizations with social justice missions.  Between 2011 and 2012, she was the Principal Consultant at Social Design Solutions, LLC., in Philadelphia, PA. Between 2003 and 2011, she was the Vice President for Youth Connections and Reentry/Program Effectiveness at Public/Private Ventures, a national nonprofit research organization that works to improve the lives of children, youth and families in high-poverty communities by making social programs more effective in Philadelphia, PA. Between 2000 and 2003, she was the Executive Director at Leadership Education & Athletics in Partnership (LEAP), an academic and social enrichment program for children and youth, ages 5 to 23 located in New Haven, CT.

In 2011, Ms. Cobbs-Fletcher received the The Ann Nolan Reese NPL/NGO Leadership Scholarship from the University of Pennsylvania, School for Social Policy & Practice. Her work on mentoring ex-prisoners and getting previously incarcerated individuals back to work been published in the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration, The Huffington Post, and Public/Private Ventures.

Ms. Cobbs-Fletcher received her B.A. from Spelman College, as Cum Laude, and received her M.S. from the School for Social Policy & Practice, in the Leadership for Social Change Program.

Areas of Expertise

  • Social Policy & Practice
  • NPL/NGO Leadership
  • Peace and Humanitarian Services