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American Libraries Association

Capital Consultants was asked to represent the interests of libraries throughout the country when it was hired in 1999 by ALA’s incoming President, Sarah Long, to help create a strategic plan for her year-long term in office.  ALA is the … Continue reading

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Brownfields

The U.S. Conference of Mayors defines Brownfields as abandoned or underutilized properties that have become virtual dead zones within cities due to the fear of real or perceived environmental contamination.  To local elected officials, these properties represent pockets of disinvestment, … Continue reading

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Chehalis Tribe of Washington State

Following the lead of the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska, the Chehalis Tribe of Washington State asked CC to do an extensive business plan so they too might begin producing their own tobacco products for sale/use on the Chehalis Reservation, as … Continue reading

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Coca Cola Company

Capital Consultants paired The Coca Cola Company with client, Sister Cities International, in 1996 for the Olympic Torch Relay just prior to the Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia.   Sister Cities became a nationwide, civic partner for Coke’s Torch … Continue reading

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Emory University and USAID

A Better Way to Deliver Foreign Aid – CC’s Grass-roots Approach  The Philippines and Ukraine CC began consulting for Emory University’s PAMM Program in 1994 to find a better way to deliver foreign aid in especially problematic countries where “nothing … Continue reading

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Germany

CC assisted the German States of North Rhine Westphalia and Rheinland-Pfalz to organize two international defense conversion conferences, beginning with the first in Dusseldorf, Germany in 1996.  Based on the overwhelming success of the Dusseldorf conference, Kaiser was asked to … Continue reading

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J. Paul Getty Trust & Museum

J. Paul Getty Trust and Museum Capital Consultants began representing the world-renown Getty Museum in Los Angeles, California in 1998.  CC served as the Washington Representative for the Getty Information Institute (GII) and compiled a grass-roots marketing campaign identifying a … Continue reading

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Lac Courte Oreielles Ojibwa Tribe, WI

Capital Consultants provided the Lac Courte Oreielles Ojibwa Tribe in Wisconsin with a financing alternative to improve energy conservation on the reservation at the Lac Courte Oreielles’ Ojibwa Tribal College.

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Lac Vieux Desert Casino Resort, MI

In June of 1999, Capital Consultants was asked to assist the Lac Vieux Desert Casino Resort in Upper Peninsula Michigan to identify the banking portion of what was to be the first Indian Internet bingo site (i.e., online at www.bingo-us.com).

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Levi Strauss & Company

Capital Consultants paired Levi Strauss with non-profit client, Sister Cities International, to conduct a six-city marketing campaign entitled, “Pair of Friends, Pair of Cities, Pair of Jeans.”  The campaign promoted Levi’s Personal Pair line of jeans and consisted of customers … Continue reading

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