PBO Collaborative Consulting was founded in 2018 by Dr. Cassandra Brentley. Dr. Brentley built her career working in both for-profit and non-profit organizations.  Her expertise in organizational leadership and integrated marketing communications was cultivated in her career experiences and blended with her expertise in Urban Education and transforming K-12 learning outcomes for students of color.  She consistently takes on the challenge of creating and implementing new initiatives during times of organizational change, which also developed her ability to quickly identify problems, work collaboratively to find solutions, and bring a vision to fruition with her strategic leadership.  She approaches her work through the lens of equity and justice, and human-centered design, leaning into LUMA methods to create innovative solutions for her clients.   

Dr. Cassandra Brentley earned her doctorate in Urban Education at the University of Pittsburgh.  She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Integrated Marketing Communications and Business Certificate in Marketing from Duquesne University, as well as a Master of Arts in Education in Adult Learning and Training from Argosy University.