Who We Are

Founded in 2002 by Lily Thomas, Innovate! Inc. is more than a consulting company. We are a certified woman and minority-owned consulting firm with an award-winning history of delivering state-of-the-art services and solutions to Federal, State, Tribal, and local government clients. We also serve the private industry, with a special focus on transportation, healthcare, higher education, and utilities. Our portfolio of services consists of Cloud Advisory ServicesGeospatial SolutionsInformation TechnologyBusiness Consultingand Innovate Business Operations Platform.

We are committed to the success of our clients and deliver innovative solutions that solve management, technology, and program challenges while providing low total cost of ownership solutions so our clients can re-direct their precious resources to protecting human health and the environment. We employ a multi-disciplinary team of over 130 technical experts, regulatory specialists, project and program management consultants, information technology (IT), geospatial professionals, and communications and outreach strategists. We start by understanding our customers’ business objectives and don’t stop until they get maximum value. We identify our client’s needs and provide solutions that meet new challenges with confidence and agility.  

We are a “green” company sponsoring the Global Cooling Network, a 501c (3) organization dedicated to preserving our nation’s forests and preserving the environment.

Innovate! Core Values and Focus

Performance and Integrity

As part of our engagements, we create a culture of performance and accountability, resulting in superior integrity, client delivery and execution excellence. We provide the opportunity for our clients to envision new solutions knowing we will be there every step of the way fueling their success.


Our Team- We value our talented staff, embracing their expertise within a family-like atmosphere.

Our Clients- We are proud to assist our customers by providing solutions that will help them change the world.

Our Partners- We are pleased to have fostered long-term relationships with world-class companies.

Technology and Information Systems

We pride ourselves on staying at the forefront of the ever-changing technology and information system environment.  We help you harness the power of technology, simplifying information so you can make informed business decisions. Our solutions have helped achieve results for global projects by increasing access to critical information for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), US Geological Survey (USGS), and the Department of Defense (DoD) among others.

Corporate Citizenship

As a green company – Innovate takes health and environmental issues to heart. We sponsor a 501c (3) organization, the Global Cooling Network, that works to preserve forested land in its natural undeveloped state. We design, develop, and implement systems and processes to monitor environmental risks. We also bring a global, analytical perspective to large-scale threats to human health.