Keen Independent is conducting the City of New Orleans Disparity Study. The study is examining procurement of construction, professional services, goods and other services. David Keen and Annette Humm Keen, Keen Independent Principals, are leading this assignment. They are joined by Dr. Silas Lee of Dr. Silas Lee & Associates, Cleveland Spears of Spears Group, Corinne Villavaso of The Villavaso Group, Lucas Díaz, an Independent Consultant, Keith Wiener, Attorney with Holland & Knight, and Kim Stewart of Abaci Research & Consulting. Customer Research International is also a key contributor.
The City of New Orleans initiated the disparity study in January 2017. Keen Independent will complete a draft report by the end of 2017.