About Us

visionary consulting partners, llc.

Established in 2008, Visionary is an SBA Woman-Owned, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia. We are committed to the equitable delivery of quality healthcare services that tangibly improve the lives of traditionally underserved populations – women, children, and veterans.

We offer Federal Government and private sector healthcare systems – healthcare providers, community-based organizations, and public health agencies – consultative services across almost the entire healthcare delivery continuum.

With over 75 years of combined experience in IT-enabled healthcare solutions, Visionary applies industry best practices, proven business methodologies, and evidence-based disease management models, combined with real-world experience to craft custom solutions that meet the individual needs of every client we serve.

As members of Team Visionary, it is our constant endeavor to live up to the core values our company stands for: 
RESPECT in the way we deal with each other, fellow veterans, business associates, strategic partners, and of course our clients.
PASSION in how we strive to implement projects and programs to agreed standards of quality, timeliness, and thrift, and deliver results that meet or exceed our clients’ expectations.
COMMITMENT in our efforts to ensure the equitable delivery of quality healthcare services for all, particularly underserved populations including veterans, women, and children   

our vision

To work hand-in-hand with fellow health advocates, to improve the health status of communities and reduce health disparities.

Our Mission

We provide business management, administrative, and technical support to the healthcare domain.

Our Quest

To provide effective, innovative, and pragmatic solutions that promote the improvement of ones health and their overall quality of life.

leadership team

Visionary’s principal consultants have over sixty years of combined experience in the areas of implementation research, disease management (e.g., asthma), health promotion and health education, health administration, health information technology and management of large-scale projects.

Eleanor Thornton, President and Chief Executive Officer

Eleanor Thornton, President and Chief Executive Officer

Eleanor (Ellie) Thornton, M.S., MCHES, AE-C is the President, CEO and founding principal consultant of Visionary Consulting Partners, LLC. Ms. Thornton provides operational and fiscal direction for the firm’s employees, and oversees multiple corporate to client engagements that aim to promote optimum health for all, with a special emphasis on socially and medically underserved populations.

Since founding Visionary in 2008, Ms. Thornton’s purposeful management and inspirational leadership has helped Visionary provide essential services and solutions to Federal, State and Local government clients, selected academic institutions and non-profit partners. This has had a significantly positive impact on the company’s fortunes over the last 14 years

Michael D. Thornton, Sr., Chief Operating Officer

Michael D. Thornton, Sr., M.S., PMP, CPHIMS, FHIMSS is the COO and Co-Owner of Visionary Consulting Partners, LLC., and the principal consultant offering information technology, program management, and organizational development services. A retired career military officer and private sector corporate executive with over 31 years of managerial, administrative, and consulting experience, the range and depth of his expertise spans administrative healthcare services, IT project management, organizational development, and human capital management.

Michael holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Care Administration from Tennessee State University and a Master of Science degree in Administration from Central Michigan University. Professionally certified by the Project Management Institute (PMI) and the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS), he provided key support for the DoD Electronic Health Record initiative since its inception, beginning with the best-of-breed prototype selection for what is now known as AHLTA.

Michael D. Thornton, Sr., Chief Operating Officer


We are always looking for qualified and professional candidates to join our team. Interested in future career opportunities with Visionary?