Public Sector Clients


City of Antioch
City of Brentwood
City of Arlington, Texas
City of Campbell
City of Chino Hills
City of Chula Vista
City of Corona
City of Dinuba
City of El Cerrito
City of Emeryville
City of Escondido
City of Galt
City of Lakewood
City of Lodi
City of Los Angeles
City of Modesto
City of Newark
City of Oxnard
City of Palm Springs
City of Pinole
City of Placerville
City of Pleasanton
City of Rancho Cordova
City of Redwood City
City of Roseville
City of Sacramento:
~City Manager’s Office
~Department of Community
and Visitors Services, Golf Division
~Department of Economic
~Department of Parks and
Community Services
~Department of Public Works,
Solid Waste Division
~Department of Public Works,
Streets Division
~Sacramento City Zoo
City of San Carlos
City of San Diego
City of San Jose
City of San Lorenzo
City of San Mateo
City of San Ramon
City of Santa Clara
City of Santa Monica
City of Santa Rosa
City of Stockton
City of Tracy
City of Vacaville
City of Walnut Creek
City of Woodland
Rancho Murieta CSD


Contra Costa County, Department
of Public Works
Contra Costa County Library
El Dorado County
Los Angeles County, Department
of Public Works
Santa Clara County
Sacramento County:
~Business Environmental
Resource Center
~Department of Health,
Emergency Medical Services
~Department of Health and
Human Services, Tobacco Use
~Department of Parks
Sonoma County Waste
Management Agency


California State Library
Commission on Crime Control
and Violence Prevention
Court Reporters Board of California
Department of Conservation,
Division of Recycling
Department of Education
Department of Finance
Department of Health Services,
Office of AIDS
Department of Health Services,
Office of Long-Term Care
Department of Information Technology
Department of Parks and Recreation:
~Fort Ross State Historic Park
~Morro Bay State Park
Department of Real Estate
Department of Social Services,
Office of Child Abuse Prevention
Department of Transportation
Integrated Waste Management Board
Legislative Counsel Bureau,
California State Legislature
Legislative Data Center, California
State Legislature
Office of the Legislative Analyst
Office of Problem Gambling
Public Utilities Commission
Secretary of State


511 Contra Costa
511 Regional Rideshare
AC Transit
Airport Cooperative Research
Program, Transportation
Research Board
Association of Bay Area Governments
Bay Area Air Quality
Management District
California Highway Patrol
City of Sacramento
Transportation Systems
Cleaner Air Partnership of Sacramento
Contra Costa Centre Association
Fresno Transit
John Muir Medical Centers
Lake County Transit Authority
Los Angeles World Airports
Maricopa Association of
Governments (Arizona)
McClellan Air Force Base
Merced County Association
of Governments
Metropolitan Transportation Commission
Miami International Airport
MKK Transportation
Nevada County
Transportation Commission
Oakland International Airport
Ontario International Airport
Orange County Transportation Authority
Parsons Brinkerhoff
Placer County
Transportation Commission
RIDES for Bay Area Commuters
Sacramento County
Transportation Coordinator
Sacramento International Airport
Sacramento Regional Transit District
Sacramento Area Council
of Governments
San Francisco County
Transportation Authority
San Francisco International Airport
San Joaquin Council of Governments
San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission
San Joaquin Valley Unified Air
Pollution Control District
San Jose International Airport
San Mateo County Transit District
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
Sonoma County Airport
Southern California Association
of Governments
Tahoe Regional Planning Agency
University of California at Davis
Institute of Transportation Studies


Elk Grove Unified School District
Merced Union High School District
Mt. Diablo Unified School District
Natomas Unified School District
Sacramento City Unified School District
San Lorenzo Valley Unified
School District
Travis Unified School District


Church Divinity School of the Pacific
College of the Siskiyous
Fresno City College
Los Rios Community College District
Sierra College
University Enterprises – California
State University Sacramento
University of California at Berkeley,
Haas School of Business
University of California at Berkeley,
Bancroft Library
University of California at Davis Extension
Ventura Community College District


California Advisory Council on
Vocational Education
California Student Aid Commission
Chancellor’s Office, California Community Colleges
Higher Education Consortium of
Central California
National Center for Research
on Vocational Education
National Science Foundation
Strategic Planning Associates
Policy Analysis for California Education
University of California, Office of
the President
Western Interstate Commission
for Higher Education


City of Lodi Electric Utility
Modesto Irrigation District
Pacific Gas & Electric Company
Purple Communications
Roseville Telephone Company
Sacramento Municipal Utility District
Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA)
Southern California Edison
Stockton East Water District
SureWest (Formerly Roseville Telephone)


Association of California Water
California Forest Products Association
California State Employees Association
California Teachers Association
California Urban Water
Conservation Council
California Water Awareness Campaign
Contra Costa Stormwater
Pollution Program
Federal Emergency
Management Agency
League of California Cities
MPR Associates, Inc.

Private Sector Clients


Benchmark Homes
El Dorado Business Alliance
Conoway Conservancy
Crescent Ridge
Diversified Shopping Centers
John Mourier Construction
Jones & Stokes
Sheet Metal Contractors
National Association
Trammel Crow


Actors’ Theatre
Black Oak Casino
California Air and Space Center
California Lectures
California State Exposition and Fair
Comstock Club
Crocker Art Museum
Davis Art Center
Discovery Museum
For Art’s Sake
Music Circus
Oakland Museum
Red Hawk Casino
Sacramento Ballet
Sacramento City Zoo
Sacramento Opera
Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra
San Joaquin County Fair
Sonora Opera Hall Theatre
Spare Time, Inc.
Universal Studios
Woodland Opera House


Bank of Stockton
California Federal Bank
Capitol Bank of Commerce
Cigna Insurance Company
Consumer Credit Counseling Service
ECC Bank
Embarcadero Federal Credit Union
Farmers Insurance Group
Farm Credit Bank/Production
Credit Association
Feather River State Bank
First Interstate Bank
Golden 1 Credit Union
HealthPro Federal Credit Union
Progressive Insurance Company
Sacramento Saving Bank
SAFE Credit Union
Schools Federal Credit Union
Transamerica Information
Management Services (Intellitech)
Union Safe Deposit Bank


Ellie Zicherman, Attorney-at-Law
Kronick, Moskovitz, Tiedemann & Girard
Livingston & Mattesich
Mennemeier Glassman & Stroud
National Jury Project
Quin Denver, Attorney-at-Law
Sonoma County Law Library
Stanislaus County District
Attorney’s Office
State of California vs. Georgiou
Tahoe-Donner Association
Weintraub, Genshlea & Sproul


California Psychological Association
Charter Hospital
Disability Evaluations Group
Enloe Hospital
Foundation Health
Freemont-Rideout Health Group
Health Check, Inc.
Health Plan of San Joaquin
Kaiser Health, Oakland
Kaiser Health, Stockton
Kaiser Permanente
Landmark Healthcare
Marshall Medical Center
Mercy American River Hospital
Mercy Heart & Vascular Institute
Mercy Healthcare, Sacramento
Mercy San Juan Hospital
Omni Heath Care
Sullivan, Kelly & Associates
Sutter Health
Tooth Fitness
University of California at Davis
Medical Center
US HealthWorks
Woodland HealthCare


California Newspaper
Publishers Association
Cellular One
KVIE Channel 6 (PBS)
KCRA Channel 3 (NBC)
Mini-Publishers, Inc.
Nelson Communications Group
The Sacramento Bee
The Stockton Record
US Computer Services/Cable Data


Alameda Towne Centre
California Wild Rice Advisory Board
Cal Worthington Chevrolet
Cheaper! Stores
Davis Food Coop
Elk Grove Auto Mall
Embarcadero Center
Eppie’s Restaurants
Fulton Avenue Association
Host Marriott
I’m Expecting
Java City
Long John Silver’s
Patterson Travel
Sacramento Auto Centers
Sunrise Mall
Sunrise Marketplace
Tower Records
Village at Gateway Oaks
Virgin Megastores
Wicat Educational Systems


Barna Group
Sims Recycling Solutions, Inc.
Stockton Chamber of Commerce
United Way California Capitol Area

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Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide
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Legislative Analyst,
Association of California Water Agencies
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City of Walnut Creek
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Sacramento Municipal Utility District
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Deputy City Manager,
Major California City
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City of Lakewood
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Economic Development Director,
City of Pleasanton