Comprehensive Approaches.

We emphasize comprehensive approaches to policy development.

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What We Do

The founding partners of Quantria Strategies, LLC have over 40 years of experience in the analysis and design of legislative and policy options. This experience spans the public, private and nonprofit sectors.

Quantria Strategies, LLC develops and maintains a suite of simulation models designed to support the policy process. These models answer questions on aggregate economic impacts (macroeconomic), distributional analysis (micro Simulation), long-run demographic shifts (dynamic micro simulation) and uncertainty (risk and portfolio).

We emphasize comprehensive approaches to policy development and rely on economic modeling and simulation tools to help formulate effective legislative and company-wide strategies. We stress timeliness in crafting solutions that will afford our clients maximum input to the policy process.

Services That We Offer...

Quantria Strategies responds to requests from clients for fiscal, budgetary and economic information for:
• Economic Modeling and Analysis •
• Policy Simulation •
• Corporate and Individual Income Tax •
• State Income, Sales and Property Tax •
• Legislative Support •
• Risk and Portfolio Analysis •
• Industry Impacts On: Life Insurance, Property and Casualty Insurance, Agricultural Issues, Hi-Tech Manufacturing •

Business Operations

Quantria Strategies, LLC Offers Unique Solutions to Your Difficult Policy Issues

Data-Intensive Simulation

Quantria Strategies, LLC emphasizes high-end, data-intensive simulation approaches to difficult policy questions. As such, we occupy a unique niche that is unfulfilled by existing companies. We offer expertise in tax, health, and pension policy, and we employ specialized methods in our models. Our goal is to provide our clients with the tools necessary to carry out successful and substantive legislative strategies.

A Strong

We maintain a strong commitment to the delivery of high-quality products and services to all of our clients. Each contract awarded presents unique challenges and requires a staff mix and project organization that is tailored to meet those challenges. Quantria Strategies' managing principals provide a strong foundation in this regard — each possessing a wealth of experience in the design and delivery of task orders.


We adhere to the following best practices:

• Establish Clear Expectations •
• Plan for Quality Control •
• Measure Client Satisfaction •
• Maintain Communication with Clients •
• Plan for Flexibility & Responsiveness •
• Availability for Post-Project Discussions •

Current Projects & Papers

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About Us


John F. O'Hare

John F. O'Hare has more than 20 years experience analyzing the impact of tax and economic policy at the federal, state and local level. He has been responsible for the designa and development of large-scale microsimulation models for both the individual and corporate tax sectors for use in assessing the effects of alternative policy scenarios on revenues, income distribution, tax burden and economic growth.

Mr. O'Hare's areas of scpecialization include capital gains and losses, estate and gift taxation, consumption and savings decisions of individuals, taxation of insurance companies and products, and portfolio choice under uncertainty.

As an economist with the Congressional Joint Committee on Taxation, Mr. O'Hare introduced dynamic simulation modeling for use in assessing the effects of tax reform on the property and casualty insurance industry. He extended this approach to more general models of corporate and individual decision making.


Judy Xanthopoulos

Judy Xanthopoulos is an economist providing independent consulting and research. She is also a principal in Quantria Strategies, LLC, where she works developing micro simulation models for tax and pension policy analysis. Prior to founding her own businesses, she spent nearly ten years with the Joint Committee on Taxation of the U.S. Congress as an economist analyzing tax policy and legislative proposals. In addition, she has approximately five years combined experience working for the National Center for Health Services Research and the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission.

She earned a PhD in economics from the University of Maryland, College Park, with an emphasis in corporate taxation and depreciation policy. She has a MS in Mathematical Economics from Tulane University and a BA in Economics and Accounting from Lafayette College.


Mary M Schmitt

Mary M. Schmitt left her position as Deputy Chief of Staff with the Congressional Joint Committee on Taxation in 2004 after 22 years of service on Capitol Hill. Ms. Schmitt has extensive experience in all areas of Federal tax policy, with an emphasis on issues relating to retirement plans and employee benefits, individual income tax, and insurance companies and products. In her position as Deputy Chief of Staff for the Joint Committee, Ms. Schmitt oversaw all substantive work done by the staff on Federal tax legislation. In addition to the staff's day to day work, she was responsible for coordinating a number special projects completed by the Joint Committee, including a three-volume report on simplification of the Federal tax system, a three-volume report relating to a Congressional investigation of the Enron Corporation, a study on reporting and disclosure, and an investigation of the handling of exempt organization matters by the Internal Revenue Service.

Prior to joining the Joint Committee in 1982, Ms. Schmitt worked for five years for the Internal Revenue Service, first in a key district office reviewing the first round of ERISA determination letter requests and later writing employee benefit regulations in the Office of Chief CounselMs. Schmitt has a BS in Mathematics from South Dakota State University, a JD from the University of Minnesota, and an LLM from Georgetown University Law Center.

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Quatria Strategies
100 Cottage Drive, Luray, VA 22835
John F O'Hare
        Phone: (703) 395-1848
        Fax: (301) 322-9781

Judy Xanthopoulos
        Phone: (202) 255-5366
        Fax: (301) 322-9781

Mary M Schmitt
        Phone: (703) 927-3039
        Fax: (301) 322-9781