About Us

The New Canvas Advising management team has nearly 50 years of combined experience solving a variety of high-level business problems in program management, strategic planning, and analysis. We believe that asking the right questions is the best way to discover underlying problems and achieve optimal results.

You know your business better than anyone. Our goal is to be a conduit to guide your knowledge into change an actionable plan. We do this by employing the Socratic method to help us identify core issues and quickly build solutions and strategies that give real results.

Our mission is to partner with clients and provide a collaborative framework based on active listening and questioning to discern complementary strategic, programmatic, technological, and cultural elements that lead to development of lasting, business-tested solutions.

Used by Socrates to elicit truths from his students, the Socratic method is a technique of cooperative argumentative dialogue between individuals, used to learn and teach by asking guided questions to stimulate critical thinking and to draw out ideas and underlying presuppositions.

Who Do We Work With?

Here at New Canvas Advising we believe that people are what make teams and projects successful. We work with clients that want to be involved in and engage with the solution, helping build a dynamic path forward that works for their team.

We work with companies of all sizes, across all verticals with speciality in life sciences and healthcare, located anywhere in the world. We can advise on issues including Program Management, Strategic Planning, and Analysis.

Meet the Managing Team

Hannah Thomas

Hannah Thomas

Founder and CEO

Hannah Thomas has spent the past 23 years in project and program management, working in biotech and healthcare. She received her Masters of Science in Clinical Research Administration from the George Washington School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Hannah has managed projects guiding clinical research and examining patient care. She works to bring big-data, analytics, and critical thinking to solving systemic and programmatic problems.

Brooke Stegmeier

Brooke Stegmeier


Brooke Stegmeier has nearly 25 years of operations, finance, HR, and analysis experience primarily in the healthcare industry. She has been a licensed CPA since 2004 and received her Masters of Health Administration from Chapman University. Brooke has held directorships with several hospitals in the Seattle area, working to improve organizational structures, discover and analyze underlying business needs, and create dynamic solutions for complex problems.