The Center For Applied Management Practices

About: The Center For Applied Management Practices

Our Story

The Center For Applied Management Practices (CAMP) is a veteran owned small business, incorporated and headquartered in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, just outside the state capital, Harrisburg. CAMP also has offices in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and Denver, Colorado.

CAMP was founded in 1998, having previously been established for three years as Positive Outcomes.

In its first 10 ten years, the primary focus of CAMP was management consulting including policy development, strategic planning, evaluation, and research. In this capacity, CAMP operated as an independent think tank whose clients included federal and state governments and the nonprofit community. During this productive period, CAMP also created the national ROMA curriculum introducing mission development, community needs assessment, logic models, outcome scales and matrices, and return-on-investment to the national Community Network, which also found its way into other community based nonprofit agencies and local governments. In 1998, CAMP co-founded the National ROMA Peer-to-Peer Training Program which has trained and certified over 500 persons as ROMA Trainers and Master Trainers in all 50 states, as well as Puerto Rico and Washington DC.

In 2005, having supported various software platforms and assisting nonprofit agencies with the acquisition of software, CAMP developed a prototype outcome based software product built in Excel that was initially used to train nonprofits in client management, accountability, self-evaluation and reporting. Surprisingly, the Excel "tool" found immediate acceptance and application in some of the agencies whose staff attended the training. This introductory software application was named the eLogic Model® Manager but is more familiar as eLogic. CAMP holds the US Trademark for the eLogic Model®. While this was a successful launch, an Excel tool had its limitations and the next step was the development of an Access based application. With changing technology, concerns about security, privacy and confidentiality, and the costs associated with maintaining a server based solution; eLogic was developed as a cloud based application. This version has gone through three iterations, with the newest on schedule for a 2018 release.

Why We Are Different

CAMP occupies a unique position as being both a content and technology provider.

It is our service delivery model, first introduced in the publication Introduction to Results-Oriented Management and Accountability, and later refined in publication of The Accountable Case Manager, that has found acceptance in the human services community. It was after these models were being adopted by human services organizations that the eLogic software product was developed to support the service delivery and management of nonprofit and governmental human service agencies.

Our Team

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Frederick Richmond

Founder and President
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Adam Fegurson

Vice President, Technical Lead and Product Development
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Benjamin Richmond

Vice President, Business and Product Development
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Kimberly Rayer

Customer Liaison and Trainer
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Sheila Lucas

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Sam Hatch

Consulting Programmer

Consultants we work with

Each consultant brings a wealth of experience in the health or human services field and has worked with The Center for Applied Management Projects in their areas of expertise.

Donald Burnes, PhD Expert on program evaluation


Barbara Mooney, EdD Barbara Mooney is Director of the Association of Nationally Certified ROMA Trainers and with Frederick Richmond is the co-author of Introduction to Results Oriented Management and Accountability (ROMA). Dr. Mooney works with the National Association for State Community Service Programs, National Community Action Partnership, Region Three Performance and Innovation Consortium, and is a consultant and contributing author to the Temple University Strengths-based Family Worker Training. She is Professor Emeritus, Waynesburg University and has conducted numerous research and evaluation projects for both private and public funded programs and services.


Alex Gray, BA, MS Counseling Alex is a behavioral health services professional with seasoned experience in clinical supervision; executive administration and development; instruction; facilitation of treatment for psychiatric and substance use disorders among diverse client populations including the developmentally challenged; program development; compliance with federal / state regulations, and CARF accreditation standards. He served as Clinical Director for the Eastern Nebraska Community Action Partnership, a Community Action Agency located in Omaha, Nebraska and is currently an adjunct instructor for the Counselor Education program at the University of Nebraska, Omaha, and is the owner of Hidden Dimensions Counseling.

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