About

Big on experience. Big on service.

We believe experience is what allows consultants to provide practical, implementable advice. We are such consultants; our collective experience enables us to give answers rather than recommend lengthy studies.  Service is our primary driver. We understand deeply that we exist because of our clients.

Who We Are

Founded in 2002 by former big consulting partners and managers with an intent to stay small and deliver big!  After spending countless hours on the road for overcharged projects, our partners decided to change the game by creating a model where we deliver the same results with smaller teams and higher efficiencies.

We work as advisers and leaders, and are not afraid to get our hands dirty. Our partners are involved in every project and what you will see is what you will get on our engagements.

We hire the best and we take pride in investment and retention of our people.  We have outstanding group of professionals who are highly trained and experienced in a broad range of business applications and technology.

Our Leadership

Brijesh Anand

Brijesh Anand (Brij) is a Managing Partner at Strategic Solutions NW.  Prior to cofounding SSNW, Brij was an Associate Partner with Accenture and a Consulting Partner with Arthur Andersen. During his three decades of consulting career, Brij has successfully guided a number of companies through technology strategy and integration, process and organizational design in finance, procurement and information technology, design and implement shared services center, and provide transition services for accounting and technology.  He has led implementations of various package systems, including Lawson, SAP, JD Edwards and People Soft.

Todd Rask

Todd Rask is a Partner with SSNW, and provides leadership in the areas of technology services and information technology strategy. Todd has extensive experience in the implementation of enterprise systems, as well as process expertise in procurement, inventory, and preventative maintenance. He has also served as the Acting CIO for two of SSNW’s clients in the forest products industry.

Prior to joining SSNW, Todd was the Managing Principal of Trinity Consulting Group, a Director at Emerald Solutions, and a Manager at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), where he focused on delivering business integration solutions in the forest products industry. Todd has also led large-scale custom application development initiatives. Todd has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Shilpa Karnik

Shilpa Karnik is a Strategic Solutions NW Partner with over fifteen years of industry and consulting experience, and leads the Dynamic AX practice. Shilpa has been a part of Strategic Solutions NW since its inception in 2002. Prior to joining the firm, Shilpa was a Manager at Arthur Andersen’s Business Consulting group where she provided program management and change enablement expertise.

Under Shilpa’s leadership, Strategic Solutions has successfully implemented a number of AX projects, and has also become a premier solution provider for Dynamics AX in the Pacific Northwest. Shilpa is a Certified Public Accountant with an MBA from the University of Illinois at Chicago and an undergraduate degree in Accounting from the University of Bombay, India. When not in the office, Shilpa enjoys spending time with her family, tending to her garden, and traveling.