Founded in 2000, Optimal Solutions Group, LLC, is a nonpartisan public policy research and software development firm that stands out for its innovative approaches to provide rigorous, data-driven research and technical assistance to government agencies, corporations, NGOs, and philanthropic foundations. Located at the University of Maryland’s Discovery District in College Park, Optimal is a leader in driving real-time public policy research. Optimal has 60+ employees, including multidisciplinary researchers with backgrounds in economics, education, health, international development, agriculture, nutrition, statistics, entrepreneurship, information management, and computer science.

Optimal distinguishes itself in a highly dynamic environment by its quantitative expertise, innovations, and use of best practices. The mission of Optimal’s staff is to be recognized subject matter experts who exceed client standards by working on timely, meaningful, interesting, and substantive projects using rigorous, innovative, and nonpartisan approaches.

Optimal uses a rigorous internal, multi-layered review process, well-defined internal systems, and a shared communications protocol. We are a team dedicated to earning the respect of our clients, partners, and ourselves while balancing financial obligations and goals.

Optimal strives to meet its corporate goals and fulfill its mission through a philosophy of practicing integrity and honest communication, and encouraging a healthy work-life balance and personal growth and development.

Healthy work site with:

• Cafés with fresh and healthy breakfast and snack choices
• On-site fitness center
• Yoga balls
• Walking paths
• Team-building activities
• Stand-up desks
• Walking contests
• Game room

Inside Optimal

Discovery District