All Projects

Since 1985, Civic Consulting Alliance has completed hundreds of projects benefiting our region. In addition to our current program areas, we have also worked on projects focusing on the environment, transportation, housing and workforce development. As our clients’ priorities evolve, so does our work.
Historical Projects,
Since 2005

2017

Develop Employee Performance ManagementPractice Area: Criminal Justice
Client: Cook County State's Attorney
Partner: Baker McKenzie, Deloitte
Deputy Public Safety RecruitmentPractice Area: Criminal Justice
Client: Office of the Inspector General
Partner: Lantern Partners
Black Chicago TomorrowPractice Area: Community and Neighborhood Change
Client: Sam Scott
Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority Strategic PlanPractice Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority
Partner: Bain & Company
Cook County State's Attorney's Office TransitionPractice Area: Criminal Justice
Client: Cook County State's Attorney's Office
Partner: BCG, Deloitte, Mayer Brown
Chicago Public Library Materials HandlingPractice Area: Education
Client: Chicago Public Library
Partner: KPMG

2016

Demand Planning ModelPractice Area: Education
Client: City Colleges of Chicago
Partner: The Allstate Corporation
Chicago Public Library Cultural AssessmentPractice Area: Education
Client: Chicago Public Library
Partner: Strategic Talent Solutions
Chicago Public Library Performance Management SystemPractice Area: Education
Client: Chicago Public Library
Physical Bond Court RedesignPractice Area: Criminal Justice
Client: Cook County Criminal Justice Stakeholders
Partner: CannonDesign, Kellogg School of Management
Mental Health Resource UnitPractice Area: Criminal Justice
Client: Cook County Public Defender
Aggregate Pricing AnalysisPractice Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Chicago Treasurer's Office
Partner: The PrivateBank
Chicago Small Business AdvantagePractice Area: Economic Vitality
Partner: Accenture
Forest Preserve Strategy WorkshopPractice Area: Special Projects
Client: Forest Preserve District of Cook County
Urban Farming PlanningPractice Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Safer Foundation, Urban Transformation Network
Partner: Baker & McKenzie
Department of Family and Support Services Strategic FrameworkPractice Area: Special Projects
Client: Department of Family and Support Services
Growth ZonesPractice Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Mayor's Office
Partner: CBRE Chicago, Zeno Group
Cook County Long Range Transporation PlanPractice Area: Special Projects
Client: Cook County
Reduce Mental Health Population in JailPractice Area: Criminal Justice
Client: Cook County Public Defender
Harris Policy LabsPractice Area: Special Projects
Client: Cook County Public Defender
Public Private Training PartnershipPractice Area: Criminal Justice
Client: University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy
Illinois Higher Education StrategyPractice Area: Education
Client: Office of the Illinois Secretary of Education
Partner: Oliver Wyman
Police Accountability Task ForcePractice Area: Criminal Justice
Client: Police Accountability Task Force
Partner: Mayer Brown
Labor Market Trajectory's ImpactPractice Area: Economic Vitality
Partner: A.T. Kearney Inc.
Chicago Infrastructure Trust New Operational Model and PrioritiesPractice Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Chicago Infrastructure Trust
Partner: Ernst and Young
Governance Model for New Principal Quality OrganizationPractice Area: Education
Client: The Chicago Public Education Fund
Working Families Task ForcePractice Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Mayor's Office
LEAN CapacityPractice Area: Special Projects
Client: State of Illinois and the Illinois Department of Transportation
Partner: The Duchossois Group
Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity RestructuringPractice Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Activity
Partner: Kirkland & Ellis LLP
State Tax Incentives AnalysisPractice Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Activity

2015

Chicago Public Library Organizational ManagementPractice Area: Education
Client: Chicago Public Library
Partner: Brian Hanessian
Chicago Public Schools Early College STEM SchoolsPractice Area: Education
Client: Chicago Public Schools
Partner: McKinsey
Cook County Health and Hospital System Network and Capability PlanningPractice Area: Healthcare
Client: Cook County Health and Hospital System
Partner: Strategy&, The PrivateBank, UIC, Deloitte
Cook County Health and Hospital System Transformation PlanningPractice Area: Healthcare
Client: Cook County Health and Hospital System
Partner: Bain & Company
Cook County Outpatient Health CentersPractice Area: Healthcare
Client: Cook County Health and Hospital System
Partner: Deloitte, KPMG
Cook County Outpatient Health Centers: Oak Forest TransformationPractice Area: Healthcare
Client: Cook County Health and Hospital System
Partner: Booth School of Business
Employment Opportunities for YouthPractice Area: Public Safety
Client: Department of Family and Support Services
Malcolm X Healthcare TransformationPractice Area: Education
Client: City Colleges of Chicago
Thrive Chicago Data ArchitecturePractice Area: Education
Client: Thrive Chicago
Partner: McKinsey, Deloitte, DLA Piper
Thrive Chicago Program ManagementPractice Area: Education
Client: Thrive Chicago
Partner: McKinsey, Deloitte, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
World Sport Chicago Merger StrategyPractice Area: Special Projects
Client: World Sport Chicago
Chicago Park District Communication StrategyPractice Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Chicago Park District
Chicago Park District Foundation StrategyPractice Area: Special Projects
Client: Chicago Park District
Partner: Wrapports, Roland Berger, Richard Kately
Chicago Public Library Technology AnalysisPractice Area: Education
Client: Chicago Public Library
Partner: The Greatest Good
Chicago Public Library's Partnership StrategyPractice Area: Education
Client: Chicago Public Library
Chicago Public Schools Citywide STEM Initiatives SupportPractice Area: Education
Client: Chicago Public Schools
Chicago Treasurer Transition Practice Area: Special Projects
Client: Chicago Treasurer's Office
Partner: Arena Partners, Bryan Cave, GCM Grosvenor, Mayer Brown
Cook County Pilot Model Bond Court PlanningPractice Area: Public Safety
Client: Illinois Supreme Court
Partner: Mayer Brown, A.T. Kearney
Cook County Regional Healthcare StrategyPractice Area: Healthcare
Client: Cook County Health and Hospital System
Partner: McKinsey
Gubernatorial Opportunities for IllinoisPractice Area: Special Projects
Client: Governor's Office
Partner: Accenture, Bain, Boston Consulting Group, Colliers International, Deloitte, EY, Leff Communications, McKinsey, Schiff Hardin
Metra Strategic Plan Implementation and Performance ManagementPractice Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Metra
Thrive Chicago Anchor Transition PlanPractice Area: Education
Client: Thrive Chicago
Partner: DLA Piper
University of Chicago Leadership AcademyPractice Area: Special Projects
Client: University of Chicago
Partner: University of Chicago, LISC
Chicago Park District Economic Impact Project ReportPractice Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Chicago Park District
Partner: Roland Berger, Global Economics Group
Chicago Public Library Reduction of Hold TimesPractice Area: Education
Client: Chicago Public Library
Partner: The Greatest Good
Chicago Public Schools Financial Education PlanPractice Area: Education
Client: Chicago Public Schools
Partner: The PrivateBank, Ariel Investments
Chicago Treasurer Pension Negotiation FeePractice Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Chicago Treasurer's Office
Partner: The PrivateBank
Choose Chicago Funding OptionsPractice Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Choose Chicago
Partner: Jones Day, McKinsey
Cook County 2018 StrategyPractice Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Cook County
Partner: Boston Consulting Group
Cook County Communications PlanPractice Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Cook County
Partner: BCN Creative, Thirdwave
Cook County Summer FellowsPractice Area: Special Projects
Client: Cook County
Partner: Goldman Sachs
Malcolm X Clinical Strategy TransformationPractice Area: Education
Client: City Colleges of Chicago
Partner: Oliver Wyman
Chicago Public Schools Design High SchoolPractice Area: Education
Client: Chicago Public Schools
Chicago Public Schools Southside Selective Enrollment Marketing PlanPractice Area: Education
Client: Chicago Public Schools
Partner: Towers Watson
Illinois Chief Technology Officer SearchPractice Area: Special Projects
Client: Governor's Office
Partner: Lantern Partners
Mayoral Second Term Priorities CommitteePractice Area: Special Projects
Client: Mayor's Office
Partner: M.A. Rood Company, Bacon Volpe Communications
Partnership with Illinois Sentencing Policy Advisory Council to Support Sentencing CommissionPractice Area: Public Safety
Client:  Illinois Sentencing Policy Advisory Council
Partner: KPMG
1000 Jobs AssessmentPractice Area: Economic Vitality
Client: World Business Chicago
Partner: Shannon Moore
Win Win SymposiumPractice Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Chicago Workforce Funder Alliance
Partner: The Joyce Foundation, Women Employed
Oversee Public Defender's Priorities Planning and Address GapsPractice Area: Public Safety
Client: Cook County Public Defender
Chicago Public Library Strategic Plan RefreshPractice Area: Education
Client: Chicago Public Library
Procurement Reform Task ForcePractice Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Mayor's Office
Partner: Mayer Brown

2014

Chicago Park District Communication StrategyProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Chicago Park District
Partner: Zeno Group
Chicago Public Library Hold Times ReductionProgram Area: Education
Client: Chicago Public Library
Partner: The Greatest Good, LLC
Chicago Public Library Partnership FilterProgram Area: Education
Client: Chicago Public Library
Chicago Treasurer TransitionProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: City of Chicago Office of the Treasurer
City Colleges of Chicago Malcolm X Healthcare TransformationProgram Area: Education
Client: City Colleges of Chicago
City of Chicago Loading Zone ReengineeringProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Office of the Mayor
Cook County 2018 StrategyProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Cook County
Partner: The Boston Consulting Group
Cook County Fellows Recruitment 2014Program Area: Special Projects
Client: Cook County
Partner: The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
Cook County Health and Hospitals System Network and Capability PlanningProgram Area: Healthcare
Client: Cook County Health and Hospitals System
Partner: Deloitte, Strategy&, The PrivateBank, University of Illinois at Chicago
Cook County Health and Hospitals System Oak Forest TransformationProgram Area: Healthcare
Client: Cook County Health and Hospitals System
Partner: University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Cook County Health and Hospitals System Outpatient Health Centers DevelopmentProgram Area: Healthcare
Client: Cook County Health and Hospitals System
Partner: Deloitte, KPMG LLP
Cook County Health and Hospitals System Uninsured StrategyProgram Area: Healthcare
Client: Cook County Health and Hospitals System
Partner: Deloitte, KPMG LLP
Employment Opportunities for YouthProgram Area: Public Safety
Client: Department of Family and Support Services
Gubernatorial OpportunitiesProgram Area: Special Projects
Client: The Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago
Partner: Schiff Hardin LLP
Gubernatorial Transition ManagementProgram Area: Special Projects
Client: Governor-elect Bruce Rauner's Transition Team
Partner: Accenture, Bain & Company, Colliers International, Deloitte, EY, Leff Communications, McKinsey & Company, The Boston Consulting Group
Lucas Museum Site Selection TaskforceProgram Area: Special Projects
Client: Mayor's Office
Partner: Downtown Partners Chicago, Leff Communications, McKinsey & Company
Metra Strategic Plan Implementation and Performance ManagementProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Metra
Park District Foundation StrategyProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Chicago Park District Foundation
Partner: Roland Berger Strategy Consultants
Strategic Plan for Skills for Chicagoland's FutureProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Skills for Chicagoland's Future
Partner: Deloitte
Streamline Business EnvironmentProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: City of Chicago
Partner: A.T. Kearney, McKinsey & Company
Thrive Anchor Transition Strategy and PlanningProgram Area: Education
Client: Mayor's Office, Thrive Chicago
Partner: DLA Piper
Thrive Chicago Program ManagementProgram Area: Education
Client: Mayor's Office, Thrive Chicago
Partner: Deloitte, DLA Piper, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, KPMG LLP, McKinsey & Company
University of Chicago Leadership Academy for Government and Nonprofit CreationProgram Area: Special Projects
Client: University of Chicago
Partner: KPMG LLP

2013

Business Advisory Group for Central Loop Bus Rapid TransitProgram Area: Transportation
Client: Chicago Department of Transportation
Partner: KPMG LLP
CARE Communication StrategyProgram Area: Public Safety
Client:
Partner: Zeno Group
Chicago Department of Transportation People PlazasProgram Area: Transportation
Client: Chicago Department of Transportation
Partner: Perkins+Will
Chicago Public Library Performance ManagementProgram Area: Education
Client: Chicago Public Library
Chicago Public Library Strategic PlanProgram Area: Education
Client: Chicago Public Library
Partner: Bain and Company, The Greatest Good LLC
Choose Chicago Tourism Attraction AnalysisProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Choose Chicago
Partner: The Boston Consulting Group
Choose Chicago Tourism Brand DevelopmentProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Choose Chicago
Choose Chicago Tourism Market StrategyProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Choose Chicago
Partner: McKinsey and Company, The Boston Consulting Group
Choose Chicago Tourism Project ManagementProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Choose Chicago
City of Chicago Capital Construction Cost EffectivenessProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Mayor's Office
Partner: Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP
City Technology Plan with Focus on Job CreationProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Mayor's Office
Partner: Digitas, KPMG LLP, Studio V Design, The PrivateBank
City-County Institutionalize CollaborationProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: City of Chicago, Cook County
Citywide STEM StrategyProgram Area: Education
Client: Mayor's Office
Partner: Bain and Company, McKinsey and Company
Commercial Buildings Initiative Expansion StrategyProgram Area: Environment
Client: Mayor's Office
Partner: West Monroe Partners
Cook County Health and Hospitals System Communications PlanProgram Area: Healthcare
Client: Cook County Health and Hospitals System
Cook County Health and Hospitals System Cost of Care MethodologyProgram Area: Healthcare
Client: Cook County Health and Hospitals System
Partner: Global Economics Group
Cook County Health and Hospitals System Health Demands of Region AnalysisProgram Area: Healthcare
Client: Cook County Health and Hospitals System
Partner: Navigant Consulting, Target GIS
Cook County Health and Hospitals System Patient experience design toolkitProgram Area: Healthcare
Client: Cook County Health and Hospitals System
Partner: Cannon Design
Cook County Health and Hospitals System Transformation Planning and Management OfficeProgram Area: Healthcare
Client: Cook County Health and Hospitals System
Partner: Bain and Company
Cook County New Revenue Opportunities Legal AnalysisProgram Area: Special Projects
Client: Cook County
Partner: Mayer Brown, Perkins Coie LLP
Cook County Risk Management Program DevelopmentProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Cook County
Partner: Northern Trust Corporation
Cook County Tax Audit Process AdvisoryProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Cook County
Partner: Northern Trust Corporation
County Chief Information Officer SearchProgram Area: Public Safety
Client: Cook County
Partner: Lantern Partners
Criminal Justice Data ExchangeProgram Area: Public Safety
Client: Cook County
Partner: DLA Piper
Cultural Tourism Positioning StrategyProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Choose Chicago
Partner: Kellogg School of Management
Data Science Initiative: Optimize food inspections with predictive analyticsProgram Area: Special Projects
Client: Mayor's Office Department of Innovation and Technology
Partner: Allstate Insurance Company
Data Science Initiative: Predict severity of weather events to pre-position emergency resourcesProgram Area: Special Projects
Client: Mayor's Office Department of Innovation and Technology
Partner: Allstate Insurance Company, McKinsey and Company
Data Science Initiative: Predict which retailers are more likely to sell unstamped cigarettesProgram Area: Special Projects
Client: Mayor's Office Department of Innovation and Technology
Partner: McKinsey and Company, The Greatest Good LLC
Early College STEM Schools Project ManagementProgram Area: Education
Client: Mayor's Office, Chicago Public Schools
Partner: McKinsey and Company
Illinois Shared Learning EnvironmentProgram Area: Education
Client: Illinois State Board of Education
Partner: BMO Financial Group, DLA Piper, Integralis Inc
Maximizing Chicago Park District's Economic ValueProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Chicago Park District
Partner: Global Economics Group, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants
Mayor's Office Public Safety Action Committee DevelopmentProgram Area: Public Safety
Client: Mayor's Office
Partner: Allstate Insurance Company
Mayor's Office Sister Agency Back Office ConsolidationProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: City of Chicago, Chicago Office of Budget and Management
Mayor's Office Tourism Governance SupportProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Mayor's Office
Partner: The PrivateBank
Park District Programming StrategyProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Chicago Park District
Partner: Hall and Partners
Retrofit Chicago Branding StrategyProgram Area: Environment
Client: Mayor's Office
Partner: Downtown Partners Chicago
School Technology SupportProgram Area: Education
Client: Chicago Public Schools
World Business Chicago Tourism Committee ManagementProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: World Business Chicago
World Business Chicago Workforce Development Committee ManagementProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: World Business Chicago
Partner: Devry University

2012

Absence Management RFPProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Cook County
Bus Rapid Transit Long Range PlanProgram Area: Transportation
Client: Chicago Department of Transportation
Partner: The Boston Consulting Group
Bus Rapid Transit Station RenderingsProgram Area: Transportation
Client: Chicago Transit Authority
Partner: Kevin Pound Design
CARE Dashboard PrototypeProgram Area: Public Safety
Client: Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle and Mayor Emanuel
Partner: Allstate Insurance Company, EY
CARE Project Management OfficeProgram Area: Public Safety
Client: Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle and Mayor Emanuel
Partner: Allstate Insurance Company
Chicago New Americans PlanProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Chicago Office of the Mayor
Partner: AT Kearney, Downtown Partners Chicago
Chicago Public Schools Chief Transformation Officer SearchProgram Area: Education
Client: Chicago Public Schools
Partner: Nick Pierce and Associates, Inc.
Chicago Public Schools Controller SearchProgram Area: Education
Client: Chicago Public Schools
Partner: Lantern Partners
Chicago Public Schools Facility Consolidation and Real Estate StrategyProgram Area: Education
Client: Chicago Public Schools
Partner: Cannon Design, CBRE Group, Inc
Chicago Public Schools/City Colleges of Chicago Early College CollaborationProgram Area: Education
Client: Chicago Public Schools and The City Colleges of Chicago
Partner: Bain and Company
Chicago: Green Meeting DestinationProgram Area: Environment
Client: Mayor's Office
Partner: The Joyce Foundation
Chief of Staff SearchProgram Area: Education
Client: City Colleges of Chicago
Partner: Lantern Partners
City and County to Enforce Cigarette Tax JointlyProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: City of Chicago, Cook County
City Colleges of Chicago Reinvention ReviewProgram Area: Education
Client: City Colleges of Chicago
Partner: University of Illinois at Chicago
City of Chicago Ethics Training VideosProgram Area: Special Projects
Client: Mayor's Office
Partner: University of Illinois at Chicago
City of Chicago Sister City StrategyProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Mayor's Office
Partner: Mayer Brown, McKinsey and Company
City, County Save $33 Million in CollaborationProgram Area: Special Projects
Client: City of Chicago, Cook County
Partner: Accenture, Alvarez and Marsal, IBM Corporation, Mayer Brown, Schiff Hardin LLP
Community Antiviolence and Restoration EffortProgram Area: Public Safety
Client: Cook County, City of Chicago
Partner: Allstate Insurance Company, Bain and Company, Burrell Communications, DLA Piper, EY, IBM Corporation, McDonald's Corporation, N'DIGO, Perkins Coie LLP, Trotter Consulting Group LLC, University of Chicago Crime Lab, Xerox Corporation, Zeno Group
Community Antiviolence and Restoration Effort Communications PlanProgram Area: Public Safety
Client: Mayor's Office
Partner: Zeno Group
Community leadership councilsProgram Area: Public Safety
Client: Mayor's Office and Cook County President's Office
Partner: Allstate Insurance Company, Frank Gihan
Cook County Energy SavingsProgram Area: Environment
Client: Cook County
Partner: ComEd
Cook County Judicial System MappingProgram Area: Public Safety
Client: Cook County Justice Advisory Council and the Mayor's Office
Partner: IBM Corporation, Perkins Coie LLP
CPS Labor NegotiationsProgram Area: Education
Client: Chicago Public Schools
Partner: Bain and Company
CPS Office of School Improvement BenchmarkingProgram Area: Education
Client: Chicago Public Schools
Economic Analysis Enables Health System to Plan for Better Patient OutcomesProgram Area: Healthcare
Client: Cook County Health and Hospital System
Partner: Global Economics Group
Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps Fellow at Chicago Public SchoolsProgram Area: Environment
Client: Chicago Public Schools
Partner: Environmental Defense Fund
Ethics Reform Report ReleasedProgram Area: Special Projects
Client: City of Chicago
Partner: Jones Day
Growing Chicago TourismProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: City of Chicago
Partner: Griffin Strategic Advisors LLC, Jones Day
Inter-Agency Data SharingProgram Area: Public Safety
Client: Cook County President's Office and Mayor's Office
Partner: DLA Piper, McDonald's Corporation, Xerox Corporation
Mayor's Office Community Energy Fact Base UpdateProgram Area: Environment
Client: Office of the Mayor
Partner: Accenture, Elevate Energy
Mayor's Office Interactive Map of Community Energy UseProgram Area: Environment
Client: Mayor's Office
Partner: Datascope Analystics, IDEO
National forum features Chicago Youth Violence Prevention PlanProgram Area: Public Safety
Client: City of Chicago, Cook County
Partner: Allstate Insurance Company, Bain and Company, Burrell Communications, DLA Piper, EY, Frank Gihan, IBM Corporation, McDonald's Corporation, McKinsey and Company, N'DIGO, Perkins Coie LLP, Sidley Austin LLP, Trotter Consulting Group LLC, University of Chicago Crime Lab
One Summer Chicago 2012Program Area: Public Safety
Client: Mayor's Office
Partner: Burrell Communications, University of Chicago Crime Lab
Performance Management Dashboards for Chicago Department of TransportationProgram Area: Transportation
Client: Chicago Department of Transportation
Partner: The Greatest Good, LLC
Red Line BrandingProgram Area: Transportation
Client: Chicago Transit Authority
Partner: Downtown Partners Chicago
Shedd Aquarium Master Energy RoadmapProgram Area: Environment
Client: Mayor's Office, Shedd Aquarium
Partner: West Monroe Partners
Smart Grid StrategyProgram Area: Environment
Client: Department of Environment
Partner: PRTM
Sustainability RoadmapProgram Area: Environment
Client: Mayor's Office
Partner: Studio V Design, The Shaw Group Inc.

2011

Accelerating Building Energy Efficiency RetrofitsProgram Area: Envrionment
Client: City of Chicago
Partner: Accenture
Bus Tracker for BusinessProgram Area: Transportation
Client: Chicago Transit Authority
Partner: Natural Resources Defense Council
Chicago Climate Action Plan: Economic Value FrameworkProgram Area: Envrionment
Client: Chicago Department of Environment
Partner: West Monroe Partners
Chicago Climate Action Plan: Transportation CommitteeProgram Area: Transportation
Client: Chicago Department of Environment
Partner: ComEd, Metropolitan Planning Council, Natural Resources Defense Council, The Boston Consulting Group, U.S. Equities Realty
City Colleges of Chicago ReinventionProgram Area: Education
Client: City Colleges of Chicago
Partner: Accenture, Bain & Company, CDW, CI Beyond People, KPMG LLP, Lantern Partners, McKinsey & Company, Monitor Group, The Boston Consulting Group, Towers Watson
Commute Options ProgramProgram Area: Envrionment
Client: Chicago Department of Environment
Partner: Compass X Strategy, Metropolitan Planning Council, The Boeing Company, The Boston Consulting Group
Cook County Desk AuditProgram Area: Special Projects
Client: Cook County
Partner: McGladrey
Cook County Performance ManagementProgram Area: Special Projects
Client: Cook County
Partner: Downtown Partners Chicago, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, The Boston Consulting Group
County Purchasing: Rapid Cost ReductionProgram Area: Special Projects
Client: Cook County
Partner: Abbott Laboratories
Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events Program AuditProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events
Partner: Kellogg School of Management
Green Ribbon CommitteeProgram Area: Envrionment
Client: City of Chicago
Joint Committee on City-County CollaborationProgram Area: Special Projects
Client: Cook County, City of Chicago
Partner: Accenture, Alvarez & Marsal, Mayer Brown, Schiff Hardin LLP
Mayoral Transition PlanProgram Area: Special Projects
Client: Mayor's Office
Partner: A.T. Kearney, Accenture, Alvarez & Marsal, Bain & Company, Deloitte, KPMG LLP, L.E.K. Consulting, Mayer Brown, McGladrey, McKinsey & Company, Metropolitan Planning Council, The Joyce Foundation, The Lucas Group
Michael Reese Site Development ProjectProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Chicago Office of the Mayor
Partner: Cadence Consulting Group, LLC
Reimbursement Policy ReviewProgram Area: Special Projects
Client: City of Chicago
Partner: Navigant Consulting, Sidley Austin LLP
School Support CentersProgram Area: Education
Client: Chicago Public Schools
Strong Blocks Wrap-Around StrategyProgram Area: Public Safety
Client: Cook County, City of Chicago
Partner: Allstate Insurance Company, Bain & Company, Burrell Communications, DLA Piper, EY, IBM Corporation, McDonald's Corporation, McKinsey & Company, N'DIGO, Perkins Cole LLP, Sidley Austin LLP, Trotter Consulting Group LLP, University of Chicago Crime Lab, Xerox Corporation
Tax Increment Financing ReformProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: City of Chicago
Partner: Harvard Business School, Ice Miller LLP, Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan
Taxi Code ModernizationProgram Area: Transportation
Client: Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection
Partner: Environmental Impact Initiative, Inc., Michael Baker Corporation
The Economic Impact and Job Potentials for the Chicago Climate Action PlanProgram Area: Environment
Client: Chicago Department of Environment
Partner: The Boston Consulting Group
United Airlines Corporate Relocation StudyProgram Area: Transportation
Client: Fleishman-Hillard Inc., The University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy
Workforce MergerProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Cook County, City of Chicago
Partner: Mayer Brown

2010

After School Matters: Strategic Plan, Performance Evaluation, and Retention ImprovementProgram Area: Education
Client: After Schools Matters
Partner: Deloitte, The Boston Consulting Group
Convention PassProgram Area: Transportation
Client: Chicago Transit Authority
Partner: Natural Resources Defense Council, The Boston Consulting Group
CPS Energy EfficiencyProgram Area: Environment
Client: Chicago Public Schools
Partner: IBM Corporation
CTA Supply ChainProgram Area: Transportation
Client: Chicago Transit Authority
Partner: D2C Ventures, Governmental Solutions, LLC
EcodrivingProgram Area: Environment
Client: Chicago Department of Environment
Partner: Edelman, Ford Motor Company
Transforming County GovernmentProgram Area: Special Projects
Client: Cook County
Partner: Abbott Laboratories, Accenture, Axiom Consulting Partners, CDW, ComEd, McGladrey, PeopleScout, SNR Denton, The Chicago Community Trust, TrueWorks, U.S. Equities Realty

2009

Chicago Career Tech (CCT)Program Area: Workforce
Client: City of Chicago
Partner: Huron Consulting Group, Mayer Brown
Chicago Climate Action Plan: Lead-by-ExampleProgram Area: Environment
Client: City of Chicago
Partner: A.T. Kearney
Chicago Conservation CampusProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Chicago Park District
Chicago Recovery PartnershipProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: City of Chicago
Partner: Kellogg School of Management, KPMG LLP, L.E.K. Consulting, Mayer Brown, The Chicago Community Trust, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Chicago Workforce Investment Council (CWIC)Program Area: Workforce
Client: City of Chicago
Partner: Edelman, Leo Burnett, Mayer Brown
Culture and Economic DevelopmentProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: City of Chicago
Partner: Bain & Company
Chicago Workforce Investment Council Dashboard CreationProgram Area: Workforce
Client: City of Chicago
Partner: Bain & Company, Steans Family Foundation, The Annie E. Casey Foundation, The Lloyd A. Fry Foundation
Energy Efficient BuildingsProgram Area: Environment
Client: City of Chicago
Graduate ChicagoProgram Area: Education
Client: Graduate Chicago
Grid Tree TrimmingProgram Area: Environment
Client: City of Chicago
Partner: Monitor Group
Police District EfficiencyProgram Area: Public Safety
Client: Chicago Police Department
Partner: A.T. Kearney
Police HQ EfficiencyProgram Area: Public Safety
Client: Chicago Police Department
Partner: McKinsey & Company
Taxpayer Action BoardProgram Area: Special Projects
Client: State of Illinois
Partner: KPMG LLP, The Lucas Group

2008

Bus BunchingProgram Area: Transportation
Client: Chicago Transit Authority
Partner: Bain & Company, Kellogg School of Management, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Career AcademiesProgram Area: Workforce, Education
Client: Chicago Public Schools
Partner: A.T. Kearney, Deloitte, Pepper Construction, Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill
Chicago LEADS (Leading Economic Advancement, Development, and SustainabilityProgram Area: Environment
Client: City of Chicago
Partner: Huron Consulting Group, The Chicago Community Trust, The Joyce Foundation
Chicago LEADS Nursing PilotProgram Area: Healthcare
Client: City of Chicago
Partner: Bain & Company, Deloitte
CTA Market Demand StudyProgram Area: Transportation
Client: Chicago Transit Authority
Partner: Kellogg School of Management
CTA Operational Turnaround StrategyProgram Area: Transportation
Client: Chicago Transit Authority
Partner: McKinsey & Company
CTA Technology Functional ReviewProgram Area: Transportation
Client: Chicago Transit Authority
Partner: Alvarez & Marsal
Rail ReliabilityProgram Area: Transportation
Client: Chicago Transit Authority
Partner: Bain & Company

2007

21st Century Commission on Scope and Structure of City GovernmentProgram Area: Special Projects
Client: City of Chicago
Partner: Deloitte, KPMG LLP, Lloyd Consulting, Inc., O-H Community Partners
Bus CleanlinessProgram Area: Transportation
Client: Chicago Transit Authority
Partner: Strategy&
Bus MaintenanceProgram Area: Transportation
Client: Chicago Transit Authority
Partner: McKinsey & Company
CTA Customer CommunicationsProgram Area: Transportation
Client: Chicago Transit Authority
Partner: IDEO
CTA Performance ManagementProgram Area: Transportation
Client: Chicago Transit Authority
Partner:
Environment ScorecardProgram Area: Environment
Client: City of Chicago
Partner:
Evaluating Options for Navy PierProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority
Partner: A.T. Kearney, Kellogg School of Management, Scott Balice Strategies
Green Business StrategyProgram Area: Environment
Client: City of Chicago
Partner: Bain & Company, Mercer Consulting
Rail of the FutureProgram Area: Transportation
Client: Chicago Transit Authority
Partner: Deloitte
Taxi Inspection Performance ManagementProgram Area: Transportation
Client: City of Chicago
Partner: ComEd
Zero Waste StrategyProgram Area: Environment
Client: City of Chicago
Partner: The Boston Consulting Group

2006

Career and Technical EducationProgram Area: Education
Client: Career and Technical Education
Partner: A.T. Kearney, Deloitte, Mercer Consulting
Community College Symposium and Steering CommitteeProgram Area: Education
Client: City Colleges
Partner: Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Lumina Foundation, Spencer Foundation, The Boston Consulting Group, The Chicago Community Trust, The Joyce Foundation
Department of Buildings Turnaround PlanProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: City of Chicago
Partner: Bain & Company, The Boston Consulting Group
Department of Revenue Performance ManagementProgram Area: Special Projects
Client: City of Chicago
Partner: KPMG LLP, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Expediting New Community InitiativesProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: City of Chicago
Partner:
Performance Management Business Advisory CouncilProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: City of Chicago
Partner: McKinsey & Company
Performance Management for Department of EnvironmentProgram Area: Environment
Client: City of Chicago
Partner: Deloitte
Real Estate OptimizationProgram Area: Economic Vitality
Client: City of Chicago
Partner: Kellogg School of Management, Mercer Consulting, Northern Trust, Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
Troubled Buildings InitiativeProgram Area: Public Safety
Client: City of Chicago
Partner: University of Chicago Booth School of Business

2005

Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP)Program Area: Economic Vitality
Client: Regional Planning Board
Partner: EWK International, Mayer Brown, McKinsey & Company, Mercer Consulting, United Way of Metropolitan Chicago
Chicago Performance ManagementProgram Area: Special Projects
Client: City of Chicago
Partner: A.T. Kearney, Bain & Company, Deloitte