Stephen and Jan Friedheim have been providing solutions in the education sector for many years. Education Systems & Solutions (ESS) was formed in 2001 with the goal of assisting career schools with planning, accreditation, curriculum development, and personnel training. Since then, ESS has expanded to help schools with marketing research, branding, compliance, retention, and much more.


With decades of experience in strategic business planning, Education Systems & Solutions has a wealth of business development expertise. From public relations to marketing to acquisitions and sales, Stephen and Jan Friedheim can help businesses grow.


Whether you’re a small company looking to expand or a large business breaking into a new market, ESS can help you grow your business. Stephen and Jan have proven experience helping businesses big and small, set strategy for their future. Contact ESS today to find out how we can help your business grow.

What Others are Saying

“Stephen and Jan are exceptionally talented and experienced consultants who have provided real value to Johnson & Wales University over many years and in many areas.  They assisted in the development of several significant elements of our brand strategy as well as valuable input in many student service areas…particularly useful are their ideas we have implemented in Career Development, Placement, and Alumni Relations.  Jan has delivered several thought-provoking seminars for our staff on organizational principles and leadership style.  Steve has been a member of my ‘kitchen cabinet’ for many years…and I value his insight and counsel. His fingerprints can be found on Johnson & Wales in many areas.  I trust his judgment, respect his opinions, and admire his energy, enthusiasm, and the positive effect he has on people.” 

— John A. Yena, Former Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Johnson & Wales University, Providence, Rhode Island