About Us

We serve those who serve others.  We are a consulting firm that believes in service, innovation, and integrity.  At Innovo we apply our precision, quality of work, and mission-oriented focus to your organization.

Why We Exist

OUR VISION is to be a premiere knowledge center for service-based organizations that desire to impact the world.

OUR MISSION is to provide innovative strategies and problem-solving techniques to increase an organization’s performance and capacity to execute their mission.

Our Values

Service
We come from a heritage of military service.  Now, we want to serve you—your mission is our mission.

Innovation
Highly regulated environments can be cumbersome.  We create innovative methods for breakthrough performance.

Innovation
Highly regulated environments can be cumbersome.  We create innovative methods for breakthrough performance.

Integrity
At Innovo, profit is secondary to integrity.  We remain committed to ethical business practices as we ensure the success of our clients.

 

Your Team

Davede Alexander is the founder and CEO of Innovo. As an entrepreneur, strategic planner, and leader with a passion for seeing others succeed, Davede excels at transitioning organizations from the limits of their current state to higher performance levels. Recognized as an innovative problem solver, Davede has a record of exceeding expectations and building capable, confident teams. Driven by integrity and service, Davede places just as much emphasis on sustainability as he does in building effective operations. He earned a B.S. in Political Science from the U.S. Naval Academy while playing football for the Midshipmen and his MBA from the University of Maryland Global Campus. Davede served two tours as a Surface Warfare Officer supporting the strike and maritime security operations in the North Arabian Gulf. During his tenure as the Naval Academy’s first Director, Strategic Outreach, his team doubled the number of applications, dramatically increasing the competitiveness and diversity of incoming classes. In addition to leading Innovo, he serves as the Executive Director of the Ron Burton Training Village, a youth development organization dedicated to producing socially conscious and culturally fluent leaders of character. He volunteers as a Governor-appointed member of the Board of Trustees at Bridgewater State University, serving as co-chair of its Racial Justice Task Force.

Danielle brings a wealth of leadership and management expertise to Innovo.  She served as a Human Resources Executive Team Lead for TARGET. As the HR department leader, she ensured quality hiring and employee relations for her store.  On behalf of the General Manager, she oversaw and directed daily operations. At the U.S. Naval Academy, Danielle served as Assistant Director of Strategic Outreach for the Office of Admissions.  Her clear vision and marketing strategy led to successful brand awareness and a record number of applicants. She spearheaded outreach initiatives and led a program that brought more than 2,600 middle and high school students to the U.S. Naval Academy every year.      

Danielle served in the Navy as a Surface Warfare Training Officer where she led the training and ensured the operational readiness of four guided missile destroyers.  She directed the movement of air assets and surface ships during Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom. Danielle earned her undergraduate degree in Political Science from the Naval Academy and was a Division I track & field athlete.

Allison Costa is an Account/Program Manager at Innovo Strategic Solutions. Her military mindset and background coupled with her business function knowledge make her a key component to the Innovo Team. In her previous role as a Senior Out-bounding Production Manager at Marleylilly, she spearheaded an innovative overhaul of the entire fulfillment department. She introduced a robotics system into the company and improved overall fulfillment productivity and output by 35%. Through the use of 5S and lean business practices, she was able to save the company over $1M in materials and shipping costs. While operating at USNA, as an Officer in the Strategic Outreach department, Allison aided in developing the nation-wide branding strategy and action items for the newly established department. 

Allison is a detail-oriented leader that has proven her ability to see a problem, analyze the situation, and come up with a workable solution. She has done this both in her time in the U.S. Marine Corps and as a civilian. While in the Marines, she was put in a multitude of roles that she quickly learned and worked to improve processes within. She is constantly looking to improve herself and gain more knowledge to help her clients. She received her undergraduate degree from the United States Naval Academy with a BS in Political Science, while also competing as the captain of her Division I basketball team. Since then she attained her MBA in Project Management as well as her 5S certification.

Innovo Strategic Solutions, LLC
DUNS Number: 014891664
NAICS: 541611, 541612, 541613, 541618