Business & Economic Development
  • Organizational Capacity Building: management and financial systems, new programs, leadership capacity building; board and staff development; team building and executive succession planning
  • Planning: needs assessments, feasibility and economic impact studies, strategic planning, business plans and business development
  • Contracting Equity: agency contracting assessments, gap analyses, developing  implementation plans, training and coaching for culture change, sustainability facilitation
  • Teaming: partnership development, joint ventures, mentor/protege development, and sub-contracting opportunities identification
  • Training and Technical Assistance: instructional development, customized training and consulting, facilitated group decision-making, tools and resources
  • Public-Private Partnerships: community outreach, community linkages, forging public, private and non-profit sector partnerships for economic development 
  • Low-and Moderate Communities: Section 3 design and implementation, identification of funding, job creation and job retention, public housing and resident partnerships, youth and community entrepreneurship, empowerment zones/enterprise communities
Representative clients:  Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife, Washington State Department of Transportation, University of Washington, Sound Transit, US Department of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, D.C., Housing Authorities, Resident Advisory Councils, Professional and Trade Associations, Strategic Partnerships for Empowerment, Tacoma Empowerment Consortium, small business owners