INITIATIVE AND REFERENDA No Poison Pill Amendments 2008 - Hired by the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce and its issue campaign, Coloradans for Responsible Reform, to serve as campaign manager and spokesman for the statewide effort opposing four labor union ballot measures. FasTracks Yes 2004 – Hired by CRL & Associates as a pollster to this successful 2004 ballot initiative campaign to expand mass transit throughout Denver. RBC-Dain Rauscher – Hired as pollster and campaign strategist to this successful bond campaign to fund improvements to Sheridan school buildings. Northern Colorado Legislative Alliance (NCLA) – Hired in 2007 by consortium of Chambers of Commerce from Ft.Collins, Greeley and Loveland to help establish a Regional Transportation Authority in the region. CORPORATE BRANDING AND ADVOCACY The Las Vegas Sands Corporation – Serve as the pollster of record, and senior consultant for the largest casino-hotel property developer/operator in the world. Poly-America, Inc. – Hired in 2006 by the nation’s largest and highest quality producer of trash bags to assess their corporate brand and to evaluate their strategic marketing options with major retailers such as Wal-Mart, Target and Home Depot.
REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT SERVICES Ginn Development Company - Hired in 2008 as a campaign strategist to help the nationally-renown developer win public approval for their billion dollar redevelopment of Battle Mountain near Minturn, CO. Castle Pines Village, Inc. - Hired by the developer to conduct polling and provide strategic advice regarding possible incorporation of this community as its own home rule city. Southwestern Investment Corporation – Hired as campaign manager and pollster to establish and execute a campaign to defeat a real estate zoning repeal initiative in Thornton, Colorado.V&A won November 2005 campaign by a fifteen point margin.
ASSOCIATION AND NON-PROFIT Move Colorado - Hired in 2008 as a pollster to provide strategic and messaging advice for a consortium of bi-partisan transportation interests in seek of viable funding solutions for the state's growing transportation needs. Colorado Contractors Association – Hired to inform 2006 state budget lobbying strategy in wake of passage of Referendum C and failure of Referendum D. Colorado Ski CountyUSA – Hired in 2006 as a pollster to assess voter attitudes on a variety of growth and development related issues across the state. Canadian American Business Council (CABC) – Hired in 2006 to analyze American voter opinion towards Canada, its role as a major oil supplier and in American national security.
COMMUNITY AND GOVERNMENT RELATIONS Encana - Hired in 2011 to conduct statewide polling on the issue of replacing coal-fired power plants with natural gas generation; to gauge voter attitudes, to help build a bi-partisan majority coalition, and to secure legislative approval of implementation plan. Downtown Denver Partnership – Hired in 2005 to assess citizen attitudes towards problem of panhandling in the City of Denver and to inform the Mayor’s reform proposals. City of Littleton, Colorado - Hired in 2005 to conduct focus groups to determine prevailing attitudes on proposed new jail and justice center. INTERNET & E-MAIL ADVOCACY Denver Pro-Comp Campaign – Hired in 2006 to develop and execute targeted online and e-mail campaign to influence Denver voters in support of successful ballot initiative to establish performance-based incentives for teachers in Denver Public Schools.