About Us

Our Clients | Our Team

The Friday Consulting Group analyzes the needs of its clients and delivers services tailored to meet those needs. While most work will be done at our offices in metropolitan Atlanta, we are available to work on-site at a clientís location or wherever the services are needed.

The Friday Consulting Group is client-focused and dedicated to helping clients achieve their full potential. Our services are undertaken with the objective of quickly and effectively resolving issues which divert our clients attention from their core business activities and may hinder achievement of their goals and objectives.


Our Clients

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Community Health Outreach Workers, Inc.
The Alliance for Christian Media
Oakhurst Community Health Center
Rosalynn Carter Institute for Human Development
Dekalb Academy of Technology and the Environment


Our Team

Jennifer C. Friday, Ph.D. is the founder and president of The Friday Consulting Group, LLC. Dr. Friday is a behavioral scientist with more than twenty-five years experience in researching and evaluating health and education programs. For thirteen years she worked at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in programs dealing with HIV/AIDS and with violence prevention. Dr. Fridayís policy development skills were honed at the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, a national, nonprofit research and public policy institution in Washington, DC. Dr. Friday has facilitated workshops and training programs, devised strategic plans, and guided program planning for government agencies, community-based organizations, as well as profit and non-profit entities. Dr. Friday has also provided implementation and evaluation services for these programs and organizations. Dr. Friday received her bachelorís degree in biology from Millikin University, and her masterís and doctoral degrees in psychology from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Jennifer C. Friday, Ph.D.
President and Principal Researcher
Yvette Holder has been a practicing biostatistician for the past thirty-three (33) years. In addition, she is a trained systems analyst and an injury epidemiologist. As an employee of the Pan American Health Organization for twenty (20) years, a Fellow of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for two years, and now as an international consultant, Ms. Holder has designed, implemented or evaluated information systems for mortality surveillance, hospital-based injury surveillance, mortuary-based unnatural mortality surveillance, cervical cancer screening, and behavioral risk factor surveillance for government entities and non-governmental organizations. Ms. Holder also brings expertise in the evaluation of environmental health, oral re-hydration, HIV/AIDS and of STI services and the conduct of multi-country surveys. Ms. Holder holds degrees from the University of the West Indies and Johns Hopkins University.
Yvette Holder



  Michelle Joell provides administrative and research assistant duties to The Friday Consulting Group. Ms. Joell has worked in public health programs for HIV/AIDS education and prevention, family planning, and early literacy with the American Red Cross and Grady Memorial Hospital. Ms. Joell holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Salem College.
Michelle Joell