Category: SP Client Services

30
Mar

Introducing the SP Consulting Executive Committee

SP Consulting has added a number of extraordinary clients to its roster over the last three months.  One of the most striking features of the most successful companies and organizations on this list is the quality of their people – smart, dedicated and passionate employees always seem to be the foundation of our most outstanding clients.

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16
Sep

Memorializing General George Washington’s Gallant Charge

SP Consulting (SPC) continues to assist preservation groups fighting to protect a historically significant Revolutionary War battlefield in Princeton, New Jersey, from destruction. Recently, SPC was able to persuade a powerful ally to join the fight.

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On September 1, 2016, the Philadelphia Inquirer editorial board weighed-in with an editorial titled “George’s gem worth saving” regarding the preservation fight over Maxwell’s Field adjoining the Princeton Battlefield State Park. The field is where then-General George Washington led a daring and decisive charge that turned the tide, not only of the battle, but also that of the Revolution: Only weeks earlier, the war was thought to be irreversibly lost.

SPC reached out to the Philadelphia Inquirer to make a case for the paper to editorialize in support of preservation noting the historical significance of the site, the paper’s close proximity to Princeton and the editorial board’s prior work taking positions on issues related to the Gettysburg battlefield. SPC assisted the paper in securing the information needed to take an editorial position.

At issue is a faculty housing project under development on the land by the Institute for Advanced Studies (IAS) – which is not affiliated with Princeton University. The IAS continues to bulldoze earth and build on the site and continues to ignore pleas from local and national preservation groups and historians to halt construction and sell the land at a premium price to preserve the treasured site.

Earlier in the summer, SPC was also able to secure valuable placement of a guest commentary – “The new battle of Princeton” – that the Philadelphia Inquirer graciously ran July 7. That piece provided the historical context of the Battle of Princeton during the Revolution and the current battle underway to preserve the site. Join the fight to save this historic site!

19
Apr

Client Services Spotlight: Senior Partner Maria Toshkova

SP Consulting’s network of experienced, innovative thinkers allows our firm to deliver results of the highest quality for clients across a broad spectrum of sectors and industries. In this post, the second in a monthly series, we aim to highlight some of the thoughtful project work led by our senior partners, and the many ways in which SP Consulting has proven itself to be a trusted partner to our clients.

Since 2013, SP Consulting (SP) has been working with the alternative energy group and sustainability institute of a Southwestern U.S. public university. Partnering with the university’s sustainability initiative, one of the largest of its kind in the country, SP was brought aboard and retained to help develop and execute partnership strategies with the U.S. Department of Navy and U.S. Department of Agriculture, as well as companies in the private sector.

Concurrently, SP was tasked with developing a partnership and visibility strategy for the client’s work with the USDA, which has resulted in $3 million in pending proposals and new technology solutions.

Under the leadership of SP Consulting’s Chairman Ken Smith and Senior Partner Maria Toshkova, SP’s work has helped our client become one of a handful of universities to provide research, training, and strategic guidance to the Navy. Over a three-year period, SP’s client will receive a grant of $1.5 million per year to finance the development of multiple education and research programs to help the Navy meet its sustainability goals.

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29
Mar

National Park Foundation Celebrates National Park Service Centennial at Lincoln Memorial 

Recently, the National Park Foundation in close partnership with the National Park Service, the U.S. Mint, and SP Consulting launched the sale of commemorative coins celebrating the National Park Service’s Centennial. Hosted in front of the Lincoln Memorial, speakers from the National Park Foundation, National Park Service, and U.S. Mint spoke to an audience of over 150 attendees.

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05
Feb

SP Client Services Spotlight: Senior Partner John Deaver

SP Consulting’s network of experienced, innovative strategists allows our firm to deliver results of the highest quality for clients across a broad spectrum of sectors and industries. In this post, the first in a monthly series, we aim to highlight some of the great, thoughtful client work led by our Senior Partners, and the many ways in which SP Consulting has proven itself to be a trusted partner to our clients.

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