Deshaies LLC was started in 2004 by Roger Deshaies and Norm Davis. Both
Norm and Roger have had extensive public service careers as state
directors in Maine, Arizona, and Washington State. In 1998, they
joined a national human services consulting firm and
established a national practice focused on financial and decision
support systems for state agencies interested in promoting self
determination. Together with actuarial and financial analyst
support, they consulted with over 15 states and provided extensive
assistance with Home and Community-Based Services waiver design, rate
setting and budget forecast modeling, and individual cost allocation
tools and service utilization algorithms.
national consulting firm chose to refocus its business
practice, Roger and Norm created Davis Deshaies to continue their
original focus and commitment. They are currently managing active
developmental disabilities reform initiatives and providing legislative testimony in a number of states.