About Us

At Value Management Strategies, Inc. (VMS), we help our clients make decisions and invest resources to Optimize the Value of their projects, processes, services, facilities, and organizations. We are North America’s largest firm specializing exclusively in value management, which ranges…


VMS offers a broad range of services to help our clients improve the value of their projects, goods, and services. This includes value engineering, risk analysis and risk management, business process improvement, strategic planning, decision support, program development, project management, and other related value-improving…

Our Training

The tools and techniques used by VMS to improve value for projects and businesses are available to all our clients as well. These courses are offered live and can be either on-site at your offices or at any convenient central…

The latest from VMS

5 Ways to Make Space for Change

If you’re waiting for the right time to make a plan, it will never come. Learn how to make the space and time to plan today.

A Look Back at 2018

2018 was a busy year at VMS. We led over 100 Value Engineering studies, 26 Design Charrettes/FACDs, 17 Business Process Improvement studies, 13 Project Controls projects, 8 Risk workshops, 6 Trainings, and 2 Cost Estimating projects. And this was in…

VMS’s Ashley Carson Earns Coaching Certificate

Ashley Carson, VMS’s Vice President of Organization Effectiveness, has earned her coaching certificate from the Hudson Institute. The Hudson Institute of Coaching has been providing developmentally based coach training for leaders for more than 30 years. Their International Coaching Federation…


VMS now has offices across the US: San Marcos, California – Headquarters Portland (OR) Seattle Grand Junction New York City To contact any of our offices, call (760) 741-5518

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VMS President Rob Stewart lends his voice in new video on Value Engineering

Recently, Rob Stewart, President at VMS, was asked to contribute to SAVE International’s® short video presentation on the history of Value Engineering and the Value Methodology and how they can be utilized to create better projects, products, and business processes.

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