Representative Clients & Projects

Strategic Planning / Meeting Facilitation
Facilitated board strategic planning session. Wrote organization's strategic plan and framework for implementing the plan.

Advocacy Training
Trained nonprofit leaders on advocacy strategies.

Stakeholder Relations Strategy

Developed a target list of key government and community stakeholders, and supported hospital's outreach to them.

Alliance of Hope for Suicide Loss Survivors

Public Relations, Profile-Raising, Business Development

Spearheaded meetings with corporations and law firms, secured placement of client articles in targeted publications; recommended and secured speaking engagements to promote client's services.

Strategic Planning / Meeting Facilitation
Facilitated board strategic planning session.

Public Affairs, Advocacy, Relationship-Building

Secured several public policy wins for behavioral health system; facilitated introductions with government leaders.

Strategic Consulting, Public Affairs, Stakeholder Relations, Advocacy, Communications, Strategic Planning
Raised client's profile with key stakeholders; expanded supporter network; secured legislative support for initiatives.

Strategic Planning / Meeting Facilitation
Facilitated session to develop client's mission and vision statements. 

Supplier Diversity Consulting, Project Management, Strategic Facilitation

Led supplier diversity initiatives for the Illinois Commerce Commission, which regulates several utilities, including gas, water, and electric providers.  Designed and led meetings with utilities, ICC Commissioners and staff, and spearheaded the Commission’s annual supplier diversity policy sessions to support the ICC in advancing its goals. 

Strategic Planning / Meeting Facilitation
Facilitated strategic planning session; currently crafting client's strategic plan. 

Business Development Training, Stakeholder Relations, Community Relations, Corporate Reputation, Corporate Social Responsibility, Strategy

Supported successful entry into large urban market; facilitated relationships with targeted stakeholders; developed toolkit and delivered training to support network-building and business development; secured speaking engagements;  helped develop and launch philanthropy program.

Public Affairs/Lobbying, Stakeholder Relations, Board Recruitment &  Development, Strategic Consulting, Media Outreach
Secured legislative support ; raised client's profile with key stakeholders; secured placement of articles in targeted publications. 

Public Affairs, Crisis Leadership, Project Leadership, Advocacy, Relationship-building, Communications Consulting, Profile-Raising

Quarterbacked team that secured unanimous approval of a contentious zoning project; secured numerous public policy wins; facilitated introductions with key stakeholders in business, government, healthcare, and higher education.

Marketing & Communications Plan Development; Advocacy and Communications Training

Developed marketing and communications materials and strategy. Sharpened skills of hundreds of nonprofit leaders as Adjunct Faculty in executive education programs across the country.

Corporate Reputation, Public Affairs, Stakeholder ​Relations, Communications

Strengthened relationships with public officials and opinion leaders; increase positive awareness of company.

Advocacy, Public Affairs, Communications, Public Relations, Strategic Consulting, Training

Raised profile of organization with key stakeholders; developed messaging and advocated to target audiences; supported funding requests.

Stakeholder Outreach, Social Media, Profile-Raising
Generated awareness of and significantly increased registrations for PWIA's first Midwestern conference.

Public Affairs, Profile-Raising, Public Relations, Communications

Developed and implemented a communications and outreach strategy for 100th Anniversary, securing support and participation from elected officials. 

Marketing. Communications, Public Relations, Strategy

Secured approval from condominium owners for sale of parcel for new high-rise development, to be managed by the largest apartment management company in the U.S.