An Education Media Company


Ken Nochimson is founder and president of Advise & Consent. Ken has broad experience in the public, non-profit and private sectors. He brings more than 25 years of production experience including broadcast television and web-based media. He is an attorney admitted to the New York State Bar.

Ken is a social entrepreneur having started three successful companies. He partnered with Dr. John E. Ware, Jr., former head of the Health Institute at Tufts University Medical Center, to create HealthStat Productions. HealthStat produced a series of 15 accredited media programs on the value and application of health outcomes measurement. QualityMetric acquired HealthStat. QualityMetric, a company founded by Dr. Ware and two technology experts, developed computer adaptive patient self-assessments. Ken served as QualityMetric’s Director of Education and External Relations. QualityMetric quickly became the leading company in the health outcomes measurement field. QualityMetric was subsequently acquired by UnitedHealth Group’s Optum subsidiary.

In pro bono service, Ken currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Communications Consortium Media Center (, a national public interest organization dedicated to helping nonprofit groups use communication technologies to advance public policies. Foundations that have supported CCMC include Ford, Hewlett, Kellogg, the United Nations Population Fund and Women Donors Network.

Bob Loeb serves as Senior Director - Communications and Technology. Bob, a social entrepreneur, brings hands-on experience in the use of database-driven, communications and information technologies, including web-based applications for citizen information, distance learning, fundraising and member/client support.

For three years, Bob served as Co-Director of, a project of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, where he helped design and launch an online advocacy network in support of RWJF’s $500 million commitment to reverse the childhood obesity epidemic by 2015.

Previously Bob founded Telecommunications Cooperative Network (TCN)--the first consortium of charitable institutions for cooperative purchasing of state-of-the-art communications and information technology--He pioneered the use of program-related investment loans from the Ford Foundation and Carnegie Corporation to finance operational growth.

The Team
Executive Producer – Ken Nochimson
Senior Producer – Barbara Kram
Robert Loeb - Senior Director Communications and Technology
Senior Video Editor – Eric Hendricks
Cinematographers – Ken Kobland, Kip Savoie
Creative Director – Anita Thacher
Senior Graphic Designer – Joyce Hofstetter