Strafford is led by two individuals who each bring a unique and strengthening focus to the mission of our team.
Steve Berry Steve founded Strafford in 1995 to help NYNEX, later Verizon Communications, build one of the first true Enterprise Performance Management solutions. The resultant system provided key feedback to maintenance activities across the entire landline infrastructure at Verizon for over a decade. Through his determination and that of the Strafford team, Steve resolved many of the challenges Business Intelligence systems encountered before most of the best practice and next generation technology had even been created. While Verizon Communications benefited from over ten years of Strafford leadership in this key area, Steve ensured Strafford built out a leading approach as Business Intelligence evolved to Enterprise Performance Management. Strafford’s growth during this time has led to Strafford receiving numerous awards, including the Deloitte & Touché Fast 500, the New England Fast 50, and the Inc 500 list of fastest-growing private companies.
Adib Khartabil Adib joined Steve in 2001 through the merger of his consulting practice into Strafford. With years of experience helping organizations improve business systems across a range of enterprise technology, Adib had developed a "Front to Back" focus that proved speed of information to the business user was as critical to business success as the "automating transactions" thoughts of the time. From that base of experience, he continually drives our work with a passion for creating the informed business leader throughout the organization – the leader in possession of the right information at the right time to make the best decision for their organization. With Adib leading key areas of Strafford’s work, you can expect to see our clients will continue to find true Information Performance and a positive ROI or Return on Information.