SPMO Mission and Vision


As trusted strategic advisors, we apply rigor and analysis to drive solutions on high-impact priorities that advance the mission of the University.


We will be the premier in-house strategic advisory team in higher education by delivering measurable, innovative, and transformative solutions that span the University of California’s priorities.

Vivid Description

The SPMO successfully delivers groundbreaking, forward-thinking, and game-changing solutions aligned with the University of California's mission and key objectives.

The SPMO is a trusted and preferred strategic advisor across the UC system. We are the go-to strategic resource and thought partners to the organization’s senior leadership, called upon to address the most complex and urgent issues. We are known for our disciplined approach and analytic framework to problem solving resulting in measurable impacts to the University’s toughest challenges. Our efforts are recognized and employed by campuses, Office of the President, and Regents alike.

The SPMO is a force multiplier. We are innovative, and community driven as we connect and collaborate, unlocking the resident talent and expertise to deliver on big strategic initiatives. We will expand our reach and build a national consortium of higher education partners empowered to share leading practices and deliver strategic solutions.

The SPMO team has a deep breadth of knowledge and expertise bringing synergy to every project. Collectively, the team applies a complementary set of skills to lead on key initiatives for the University that produce high-impact, positive outcomes.

The SPMO is evergreen, nimble and adaptable. We are constantly evolving and learning new skills or techniques to enhance our capabilities. We remain relevant and bring fresh ideas to solve problems.

The SPMO is an inclusive and empowering workplace. We promote the well-being, professional growth, and engagement of our team. We attract diverse top talent who are passionate in advancing UC’s mission. We create a respectful and supportive environment that fosters a nurturing atmosphere where we cultivate collaboration and camaraderie thrives. We genuinely enjoy working together and contribute to make each other stronger.