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Gettysburg, Pa. (December 9, 2018) – OPEN MINDS announced the details of its upcoming executive seminar, How To Develop a Strategic Plan: An OPEN MINDS Executive Seminar On Best Practices in Strategy, Portfolio Management, & Scenario-Based Planning, which will kick off The 2019 OPEN MINDS Strategy & Innovation Institute on June 3, 2019 from 1:00pm – 4:00pm. The event will return to the Sheraton New Orleans in New Orleans, Louisiana from June 3-6, 2019.

In this seminar, Joseph P. Naughton-Travers, EdM, Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS, will present a proven strategic planning process that will provide your organization with a roadmap – not only for developing plans in uncertain times, but also for putting those plans into action and evaluating their success. In this crucial seminar, Mr. Naughton-Travers will discuss OPEN MINDS‘ three-phase approach to strategy development, including:

  • The OPEN MINDS best practice approach to building a strategic plan
  • A guide to strategy implementation planning
  • An in-depth review of how to manage strategy implementation for success

Joseph P. Naughton-Travers, EdM, Senior Associate, has more than 30 years of experience in the health and human service field. In his tenure as senior associate with OPEN MINDS he has served as the lead on many client initiatives, served as editor of OPEN MINDS publications, and is the author of many groundbreaking articles and presentations. For his entire professional biography, visit:

The 2019 OPEN MINDS Strategy & Innovation Institute focuses on the strategy, service line development, and innovation management tools executive teams need to move their organization from the concept of value-based reimbursement, to success in the new financial normal. Additional information on The 2019 OPEN MINDS Strategy & Innovation Institute can be found at

Registration for The 2019 OPEN MINDS Strategy & Innovation Institute is now available. Early registration is encouraged as the Institute is limited to 450 registrants. Register today at

For additional questions and inquiries, please contact Sarah C. Threnhauser, Executive Vice President, OPEN MINDS or Stacey Cotton, Institute Director, at 717-334-1329 or



OPEN MINDS is a national market intelligence and strategic advisory firm focused on the sectors of the health and human service field serving consumers with chronic conditions and complex support needs. Founded in 1987 and based in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, the 175+ associates provide market insights and innovative management solutions designed to improve operational and strategic performance. Learn more at

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