What We've Done
and Who We've Done It For
Our clients in business,
government and non-profit organizations reinforce our desire
to be a learning organization, always in tune with their
Want to develop an environmental
management system? Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort asked us to
build one for them.
Need to shake the money tree? The
Oregon University System turns to our firm to help it win
federal research grants.
Building community consensus? Oregon
Solutions asks us to help them guide and direct community
Need a marketing plan? So did Rural
Development Initiatives, so we worked with their staff to
create a plan that they can execute themselves, with a very
We're proud of what we accomplish
for our clients. Here's a scan of some of that work from the last
wrote and provided photography for an eight-page insert to
fall 2004 catalog, describing benefits to local workforce
and employers and challenges of space limitations at a time
of increasing demand for college services.
- Prepared system-wide marketing
communications plan and prototype development.
- Developed a business/higher
education strategy called "Business Alliances" including
program development, marketing plan, and grant writing to
Script for animated TV
M Financial, Portland, Ore.
Editorial and web site
Oregon Economic and Community
- Prepared a media kit for a new
company locating at the Port of Morrow.
- Wrote the final report for the
Oregon Internet Commission.
PacifiCorp, Portland, Ore.
Lead consultant on design
and development of Yakama Hydro Project web site.
Pacific Telesis Group, San Ramon,
Work At Home
The Standard, Portland, Ore.
Recommended strategy for
transitioning newsletter from print to electronic
Oregon Solutions at the National
Policy Consensus Center
Management of three
projects, including: Libraries of Eastern Oregon cooperative
efforts; Organizing board for the Oregon Institute for
Sustainable Cities; Rufus Community Center development
- Prepared an application for the
cities of Portland and Vancouver, requesting Empowerment
Zone designation from the federal Housing and Urban
- Assisted in the development of
the New Markets Tax Credits proposal to the US Department
of the Treasury.
Mt. Hood Meadows Ski
- Developing an environmental
management system for Meadows and Cooper Spur Mountain
- In partnership with the
Bonneville Environmental Foundation, developed a model
program to engage guests in taking responsibility for
auto-related greenhouse gases by encouraging cash support
for renewable power.
- Led Meadows in 2003 to support
purchase of more than 7% of its power from renewable
sources through Green Tags.
Ameritech, Chicago, Ill.
Developed and wrote
52 Ideas for Your Home
Bell Atlantic, New York, N.Y.
Produced The Essential Home Office advice guide.
Columbia River Gorge Visitors
- Coordination of Lewis &
Clark planning efforts, including writing the "Lewis
& Clark Business and Community Planning
- Prepared and delivered 12
guest-service trainings, two in each of six Gorge
counties, around Lewis & Clark sites, lore and
Boyds Coffee, Gresham, Ore.
Wrote copy for web site,
brochure on Teas of Origin.
CA1 Services, Buffalo, N.Y.
Wrote business development
copy for food and retail concepts proposed for several major
North American airports.
Tuality Health Care
Conducted analysis of human
resource programs and made recommendations for
The Heathman Group (Now North
- Developed and wrote the
company's business development plan.
- Wrote content for the Web, and
several company brochures.
BusinessWeek magazine / Meigs Media Ltd.
Write a twice-a-year special
section on travel loyalty programs and related
Rural Development Initiatives
Developed a marketing plan,
and provided staff training.
Developed PR plan for this
$25 million Portland lighting company.
Veris Industries, Tualatin,
Developed public relations
plan and placed several articles in key trade
East Oregonian Publishing Co.
wrote and managed production of The Lewis & Clark Expedition: A
Traveler's Companion for Oregon and Washington.
Developed comprehensive media packet for release concurrent
with announcement that company had won a BEST Award from the
City of Portland.