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Associate Preferred Business Partners - 2018


Abdo, Eick & Meyers, LLPAbdo

5201 Eden Avenue
Suite 250
Edina, MN 55436
Abdo, Eick & Meyers is a progressive, full-service CPA firm that caters to individuals, businesses, nonprofits and local governments. Through our “People + Process” approach, we dig deep into the heart of our clients’ challenges to deliver a personalized solution. Expect accountants who listen before taking action, and who are eager to be your advocate. Services range from traditional bookkeeping, tax preparation and audit services to advisory practices like business consultation and financial planning.

PO Box 43713
Minneapolis, MN 55443
Amramp is a national provider of quality open-grated modular ramp systems for your client or loved one with local representation. Our team is dedicated to providing superior service with installation in days, not weeks. We are committed to helping clients improve the quality of their lives, maintain their independence, and preserve their dignity. Our ramps can be rented or purchased with 75% of any paid rental dollars credited toward purchase.

Baker TillyBakerTilly
225 S 6th Street
Suite 2300
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Baker Tilly is a nationally recognized, full-service accounting and advisory firm whose specialized professionals connect with clients through refreshing candor and clear industry insight. With approximately 2,700 employees across the United States, Baker Tilly is ranked as one of the top 15 accounting firms in the country. Our commitment to delivering Exceptional Client Service means we focus on learning about your organization so we can help you achieve your goals. With more than 220 dedicated professionals who serve nearly 1,000 government clients nationwide including 30 Midwest counties, our public sector specialists have the experience and understanding to provide real return on your investment.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of MN and Blue PlusBlueCross
3535 Blue Cross Road
Eagan, MN 55122
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and Blue Plus are committed to the health of our members and people in communities throughout the state. As a nonprofit health plan, Blue Plus helps raise awareness and supports initiatives to encourage healthy eating, physical activity and a tobacco-free lifestyle.
Blue Plus members receive services, benefits and programs that meet their diverse needs and support healthy behaviors and choices. An extensive network provides access to health care, and tools and resources help people live safe and healthy lives. You can count on us to provide excellent coverage, value and service.
Call, email or visit our website for more information on how Blue Plus supports Minnesota counties:
651-662-6420 or 1-888-878-0139 extension 22640 or

Brock WhiteBrockWhiteLogo
2575 Kasota Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
Brock White Company headquartered in St. Paul, MN, was incorporated in 1954 to provide specialty products to the concrete and masonry construction markets in the upper Midwest United States. These products include hand tools, specialty chemicals, waterproofing materials, caulking, insulation, safety supplies, highway sealants, concrete, and masonry accessories, concrete repair and restoration materials and coatings. Brock White has become a leading supplier and resource for Geosynthetics, Geotextiles, Erosion Control, Stormwater Management and water quality products. To learn more about Brock White and the wide variety of products that it has available, call the local office or visit their website:

4749 16th Avenue South
Minnespolis, MN 55407
Circuitworks’ ‘integrated power management’ approach provides products and services that ensure conditioned and uninterrupted power, and the means to effectively manage it. Whether launching an IT project, or maintaining your present system, we have you covered. Circuitworks’ complete line of high-efficiency Eaton UPS units (up to 99%), racks, and enclosures lead the industry in backup power technology. Power management solutions sometimes require custom design—which Circuitworks offers at no extra cost. We can build what you imagine. If desired, we’ll assemble your project offsite, and deliver it to you set to go. Our Intelligent Power Management software and ePDUs display real-time system status, and provide online remote operation of all protected devices—from wherever you are. Circuitworks’ power backup resources include a full line of Generac industrial generators, batteries, installation, and service. We also offer authorized preventive maintenance service and emergency service plans. And, our low prices will keep you within budget!

CliftonLarsonAllen LLPCliftonLarsonAllen
14275 Golf Course Drive
Suite 300
Baxter, MN 56425
CLA has audited local governments for more than 40 years and serves more than 2,000 government agencies nationally. Locally, we currently serve nearly 50 Minnesota county and county related entities in areas such as audit, tax, outsourcing, consulting, and internal audit. We understand the legislative changes, funding challenges, compliance responsibilities, and risk management duties that impact Minnesota Counties. We are a professional services firm delivering integrated public accounting, advisory, and outsourcing capabilities to help clients succeed.

Dispute Resolution Institute - Mitchell Hamline School of Lawmhls-DRI_logo
875 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105
The Dispute Resolution Institute at Mitchell Hamline School of Law, offers rigorous academic discourse, hands-on simulation experience, and cross-disciplinary examination of conflict theory, advocacy, and problem-solving. Our certificate programs are designed to enable you to develop your dispute knowledge and skills in an organized, thoughtful and scholarly way which will put you in the best possible position to deliver value to employers who recognize that conflict prevention and management is critical in today’s professional environment.



3060 Centre Pointe Drive
Roseville, MN 55113-1122
Ehlers is an independent financial advisory company, serving Minnesota Counties for over 60 years. We provide comprehensive debt issuance and administration services, fiscal consulting and financial planning, and economic development expertise.

Enbridge EnergyEnbridge
26 E. Superior Street
Suite 309
Duluth, MN 55807
Proudly operating in Minnesota since 1949. Enbridge is committed to safe operations and meeting the needs of our customers here in Minnesota and across North America. 100% of pipeline-delivered Canadian crude oil supplied to Minnesota refineries comes from Enbridge's system to fuel our everyday lives.

Galliard Capital ManagementGalliard
800 LaSalle Avenue
Suite 1100
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Galliard Capital Management has specialized in fixed income and stable value management for institutional investors for more than 20 years. The firm started with less than $2 billion of assets under management and 8 clients, and has grown to over $90 billion of assets under management and more than 230 clients (as of 9/30/17), including public entities, corporate retirement plans, operating funds, insurance reserves, foundations and endowments, healthcare funds, and Taft Hartley plans.  An independently operated wholly owned subsidiary of Wells Fargo, Galliard is located in Minneapolis.

Goff Public
255 E Kellogg Blvd Suite 102 GoffPublic
St Paul, MN55101
Goff Public has been helping clients shape public opinion and protect their reputations for 50 years.

We practice and seamlessly blend professional public relations and government relations services. Our deep knowledge of government and politics informs our public relations work, and vice versa. No other firm in Minnesota can match our scope and experience in integrated service. We’re proven problem solvers who set the standard for client service. We have extensive experience working with city and county governments, trade and professional associations, and private sector clients on media relations, crisis consulting, communication, government relations, and advocacy.

Klein McCarthy Architectsklein_mccarthy
6465 Wayzata Boulevard
Suite 410
St. Louis Park, MN 55426
Klein McCarthy Architects (KMA) was founded in 1977 with a focus in justice, public facility planning and design. With organization, leadership, hard work, and an emphasis on client service, we have built a solid record of successful projects and satisfied long-term clients. From our firm’s beginning, we have completed over 300 detention, corrections and courts/government center studies and building projects in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Montana and Michigan. The key to success in these assignments is the daily “hands on” involvement and leadership of firm leaders from start to finish in all aspects of the planning, design and construction efforts. Our focus on this field enables us to maintain this approach on each project and provides the client with the benefit of our most experienced staff.


Minnesota Counties Computer Cooperative (MnCCC)mnccc
100 Empire Drive Suite 201
St. Paul, MN 55103
651- 917-6996


Established in 1978, Minnesota Counties Computer Cooperative (MnCCC) works with all Minnesota Counties as a joint powers organization facilitating services and training, providing software and other cost-effective measures to substantially reduce technology costs for counties, cities, and agencies. MnCCC assists user groups with organizing their group; facilitates meetings; manages funds; serves as a liaison between the users and vendors; manages the RFP and contracting process; and handles an array of other user group responsibilities.
Some of the MnCCC User Groups own their software; this allows them to control all software changes, releases, updates and customizations to best meet their needs. MnCCC User Group software is maintained, supported, and enhanced by vendors selected by the User Groups through an RFP process.
MnCCC’s current user groups include Minnesota Property Tax, CAMA, Law Enforcement, Finance & General Government, Community Health Service, Corrections, County Attorneys, Information Services Support Group, Property Information, and Tax Court.

National Insurance Services2018-nis-fbc-logo
14852 Scenic Heights Road
Suite 210
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
800-627-3660 ext 1366

Benefit Consulting and Brokerage Services for medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance benefits for counties. Also offering early retiree benefit restructuring services, tax-free options for sick leave & other one-time retiree incentive payouts, as well as, on-site and near-site clinics. NIS is trusted by over 2,500 public sector organizations and 500,000 insured individuals in 29 states – one of the largest blocks of governmental business in the United States. We are headquartered in Brookfield, WI with regional offices in Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, and Pennsylvania.

6105 Golden Hills Drive
Golden Valley, MN 55416
PreferredOne is a health insurance company located in Golden Valley, MN. We provide health benefit administration and services to many of Minnesota’s cities and counties. With 25% of our total membership in the public sector, PreferredOne is able to provide customized benefit solutions that allow you to make positive changes. Visit us at

Purple Wave AuctionPurpleWave
825 Levee Drive
Manhattan, KS 66502
The easiest, most straightforward way to sell used equipment. It's simple. Purple Wave is an Internet auction service that will sell your used equipment to the highest bidder. With an experienced staff, the largest community of registered bidders, you can be sure that when you work with us, we will work for you.

Revize Government WebsitesRevize
1890 Crooks Road
Suite 340
Troy, MI 48084
With more than 1,200 government clients nationwide, Revize Government Websites is one of the industry’s leading providers. Headquartered in Troy, Michigan, Revize builds award-winning government websites and content management systems. A vast array of apps and features ensures your website will have something to offer everyone. When you work with us, you’re not just a client, you become part of the Revize family and will receive the service and support you need and expect!

Sicora Consulting - LeaderShip at the Helmsicoratag_1000x394_dkblue
704 10th Street South
Buffalo, MN 55313
We help Counties maximize their human potential and unlock performance. LeaderShip at the Helm methodology uses a holistic - balanced approach to help employees at all levels discover the leader within, foster a culture of trust and drive engagement. All of which delivers proven results for your county.

500 Stinson Blvd NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413
UCare is an independent, not-for-profit health plan serving over 375,000 thousand Minnesotans. For more than 30 years, UCare has covered care for people enrolled in state Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare programs. The plan also offers popular Medicare options, and individual and family plans for those shopping on MNsure.

UnitedHealthcare and OptumUnitedHealthcare-and-Optum
9900 Bren Road East
Minnetonka, MN 55343
UnitedHealth Group has two distinct and exciting business platforms, Optum and UnitedHealthcare. This cohesive partnership offers an array of health services and health benefits.
UnitedHealthcare is dedicated to simplifying the health care experience, meeting consumer health and wellness needs, and sustaining trusted relationships with care providers. The company offers the full spectrum of health benefit programs for individuals, employers, military service members, retirees and their families, and Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries.
Optum is a leading information and technology-enabled health services business dedicated to modernizing the system and improving the health of people and communities. Optum builds innovative partnerships, provides technology and tools that enable unprecedented collaboration and efficiency and taps into valuable health care data to uncover insights that lead to better care at lower cost.

Wellness in the WoodsWellnessintheWoodslogo
25362 230th Street
Verndale, MN 56481
Wellness in the Woods provides statewide mental health planning and prevention education. Our evidence based classes are provided at your location. Our fees are adaptable to your requests. We provide Mental Health First Aid, Mental Health First Aid for Adults who support Youth and suicide prevention training at your site.

Wold Architects and EngineersWold_logo
332 Minnesota Street
Suite W2000
St. Paul, MN 55101
With over 50 years of recognized experience in the planning, design, engineering, and construction of Government, Justice, Correctional, and 911/EOC Dispatch facilities throughout the Midwest, Wold is an industry leader in public sector architecture.
Services include Master Planning, Facility Analysis, Planning and Programming, Space Needs Studies, Design, Specification, Energy Efficiency Planning, Cost Estimating, Best Value Procurement, and Construction Administration.
Please visit to learn more about our services.

WSB & Associates, Inc.wsb_color
701 Xenia Ave S, #300
Golden Valley, MN 55416
Early in their careers, the founders of WSB & Associates, Inc. (WSB) recognized that outstanding results are born from outstanding cultures. Since 1995, WSB has remained dedicated to creating a culture of relationship building and collaboration that enables technically advanced and creative engineering and design solutions that build a legacy – your legacy.

By inspiring each other to look beyond solutions for today, and capitalize on the opportunities of tomorrow, WSB has seen steady growth in staffing and professional service areas. Today we have over 400 employees that occupy 12 offices and offer expertise in more than 25 service areas in government, commercial, and energy industries.

Our solid values, talented staff, and passion for the craft blend together to provide the innovative and technically excellent solutions you would expect from a national firm, while maintaining the trusting and meaningful relationships found in a local firm.