Consulting Services

Community Visioning

It starts with a community that wants to take full advantage of its assets and gain a better understanding of what it needs to do to assure its competitive position in today’s global economy.  Communities across the country are not only competing for new jobs with communities in the same state, but also other states and indeed other countries.
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Consolidated (Metro) Community Government

Today, voters and taxpayers are demanding more from their government – for less! Consolidated (metro) community government is one way in which two or more local government jurisdictions can combine and eliminate duplication, streamline government, gain more clout in their state capitol and in Washington, D.C. and improve their standing in population rankings.
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Economic Development

In today’s competitive economy, economic development is a community’s lifeblood. Economic development creates new opportunities for private investors and communities alike. Most importantly, economic development creates new jobs which benefit everyone
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Environmental Issues

Tackling complex environmental issues is one our specialties – especially in the area of recycling. Luke Schmidt brings 33 years of experience in developing recycling programs. Luke chaired a statewide initiative in 1980 which included Kentucky’s soft drink bottlers, beer wholesalers and food retailers which produced the Commonwealth’s first statewide beverage container recycling system. This system was duplicated in eight other states, including Florida.
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Government Relations

Nothing is more important to many companies and organizations than its relationships with state, local and federal officials. Yet, building and maintaining these relationships can be challenging to even the most successful CEO.
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Marketing/Communications/Media Strategy

he principles of marketing and communication are often interrelated and in many instances need to be supported with an effective media outreach strategy.  L.B. Schmidt & Associates, LLC can provide effective solutions for your company or organization.  We work closely with our clients to assist in positioning a product or an issue.  We support our clients’ initiatives with effective communications collateral pieces, such as brochures.  We also develop Web sites.  And, we develop talking points for our clients to assist in messaging and can assist in producing events such as press conferences.
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Strategic Planning

Developing a strategic plan is often one of the most important things that a company or organization can do.  A strategic plan can serve as a blueprint for the way ahead for an organization.  Strategic planning can produce meaningful goals and measureable results for just about any organization.
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