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Since our inception, DECISION INSIGHT inc.
has been focused on building a strategic, results driven management consultancy.

Founded in 2003, Decision Insight consults with board directors, executive management, and business owners on organizational management and transition.  Decision Insight is based in Boston, MA with satellite offices in New York, NY and San Diego, CA.  Clients are private and public companies in Technology / Engineering, Transportation, Health Care, Construction, Finance, Insurance, Nonprofit agencies, Social Ventures,  Foundations, Government, Schools and Universities. Clients in Boston, New England, New York, Virginia, Washington DC,  Ohio, Texas and California.



Patricia Duarte Decision Insight Inc
Patricia Duarte
Founder & Principal
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Patricia Duarte has an extensive background in Organizational Development and HR management accomplished throughout a 25 year corporate career in the technology industry.  From individual contributor to executive management, Patricia held HR management and VP positions for publically traded and private technology companies.

Sandra Buford Decision Insight Inc
Sandra Buford
Executive VP, Strategy & Innovation
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Sandra Buford is a seasoned professional with senior leadership roles in transportation, technology, healthcare, and academia. Owned and managed an international management consulting firm that focused on organizational strategy, and implementing and managing organizational change in mid-large scale companies...

Our virtual team includes practitioner experts in:


  • Human Resources  

  • Organizational Development  

  • Board Governance

  • Strategic Planning

  • Industry and Topic Research,  Analysis and Reporting

  • Industry specific Search / Recruitment  -  consultants, sourcers and specialists

  • Expert Trainers – Design and Facilitation: Traditional, Webbased and Experiential

  • Compensation Program Design: Executive / Sales / Board/ All Employee

  • Diversity and Multicultural Consulting, Coaching  and Training

Associates & Partners:



  • Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC) Conference, 2014: Talent Management Trends (panel) 

  • Clark & Lavey HR Bootcamp 4th Annual Conference, 2013: Change & Transition Management 

  • Business Case for Diversity and People’s Insurance Co of China (PICC) – China’s largest insurance co.

  • Compensation / Reward Trends: Executive Leadership Team, 2013                          

  • Commonwealth (MA) Workforce Coalition Annual Conference, 2012: Success Planning, Staff Transition 

  • SkillWorks / United Way Mass Baym 2012: Success Planning, Staff Transition


  • 10 Strategies for Age Diversity

  • Hayden Estrada Inspirational Leader: Awarded at the National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) Gala, Dec 2013  

Recent Presentations/Publications/Awards:

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