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Associate Preferred Business Partners - 2019




Abdo, Eick & Meyers, LLPAbdo

5201 Eden Avenue
Suite 250
Edina, MN 55436
952-835-9090
www.aemcpas.com

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.

AlkermesAlkermes
852 Winter Street
Waltham, MA 02451
781-609-6000
www.alkermes.com

Alkermes is a leader in innovative medicines that address the unmet needs and challenges of people living with debilitating diseases. As a fully integrated global biopharmaceutical company, Alkermes applies our scientific expertise, proprietary technologies and global resources to develop products that are designed to make a meaningful difference in the way patients manage their disease.  Through our proven scientific, development and manufacturing capabilities, Alkermes is uniquely positioned to be an engine of innovative treatments for major clinical conditions specifically focused on central nervous system (CNS) disorders, such as schizophrenia, depression, addiction and multiple sclerosis.




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PO Box 43713
Minneapolis, MN 55443
651-399-3075
www.amramp.com

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
612-876-4500
www.bakertilly.com
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.


 

BKV GroupBKV
222  North 2nd Street
Suite 100
Minneapolis, MN 55401
612-339-3752
www.bkvgroup.com

BKV Group is a Minnesota-based, full-service planning and design firm providing architecture, engineering, interior design, landscape architecture and construction administration services. For more than 40 years, serving the needs of county governments has been a focus of the firm. As recognized leader in government architecture, we share knowledge across studios and geographies to design environments with a sense of place and presence while meeting practical needs and improving working environments. Our team is committed to working collaboratively with our clients, listening closely to their needs and developing solutions that achieve their unique goals.


 
CliftonLarsonAllen LLPCliftonLarsonAllen
14275 Golf Course Drive
Suite 300
Baxter, MN 56425
218-828-0100
www.CLAconnect.com

CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen LLP) exists to create opportunities for our clients, our people, and our communities through industry-focused audit, outsourcing, tax, consulting services, and wealth advisory. With more than 6,000 people, 120 U.S. locations and a global affiliation, we promise to know you and help you. For more information visit CLAconnect.com. Investment advisory services are offered through CliftonLarsonAllen Wealth Advisors, LLC, an SEC-registered investment advisor.


 

Contegrity Group, Inc.Contegrity
101 1st Street SE
Little Falls, MN 56345
320-632-1940
www.contegritygroup.com

Contegrity Group, Inc. is a central Minnesota firm that was established in the spirit of providing clients with agency construction management services. The firm has extensive experience in County Government building projects, including courts, jails, social services and public works facilities. The mission of Contegrity Group, Inc. is to be committed to the highest standard of ethics and to promote teamwork between owners, architects, engineers, and contractors.


 

Dispute Resolution Institute - Mitchell Hamline School of Lawmhls-DRI_logo
875 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105
651-695-7677
www.mitchellhamline.edu/dri

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.


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3060 Centre Pointe Drive
Roseville, MN 55113-1122
651-697-8500
www.ehlers-inc.com

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
715-394-1825
www.minnesotaprojects.enbridge.com

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
612-667-3220
www.galliard.com

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 9/30/18), 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
651-292-8062
www.goffpublic.com                                  
                
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.


ICS Consultingics_logo_full_name_full_color
3890 Pheasant Ridge Dr. NE
Suite 180
Blaine, MN 55449
763-354-2670
www.ics-consult.com

ICS Consulting, Inc. (ICS) is a leading professional services firm focused on providing strategic facility planning,
design, and construction services. ICS bridges the technical gap between your vision and the complex processes of planning, development, design, implementation of projects, and on-going operations. With a goal of enhancing the entire process from planning through project completion for a wide variety of clients, our approach is to effectively utilize and leverage our internal expertise while encouraging collaboration with other project professionals to
ensure successful project outcomes. We have the expertise in the complexities of planning and construction and aspire to be a trusted advisor with a custom-tailored, collaborative approach for each client.



Klein McCarthy Architectsklein_mccarthy
6465 Wayzata Boulevard
Suite 410
St. Louis Park, MN 55426
952-908-9990
www.kleinmccarthy.com

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
www.mnccc.org 

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.


 

Minnesota Service CooperativesMnServiceCoops
5525 Emerald Avenue
Mountain Iron, MN 55768
320-255-3236
www.mnservcoop.org

The nine Minnesota Service Cooperatives are member driven government agencies geographically distributed across the state. We believe that through our collaborative endeavors we are best positioned to deliver the highest quality programs and services to cities, counties, and other government agencies.

 


Molin Concrete Products Companymolin_concrete
415 Lilac Streeet
Lino Lakes, MN 55014
651-786-7722
www.molin.com

Founded in 1897, Molin Concrete Products is a designer, manufacturer, and installer of precast/prestressed concrete components. Recognized for excellence in the construction industry, Molin Concrete serves as a single source for the complete precast/prestressed building system throughout the 7-state Midwest region.
As an innovative manufacturer of structural and architectural precast/prestressed concrete products, we work with your project team from the early stages of design development to completion. By offering product design, production, and installation of high-quality certified products, Molin can overcome the challenges of any project to achieve the best result.
Headquartered in Lino Lakes, MN, Molin Concrete Products also operates a state-of-the-art automated wall panel production facility in Ramsey, MN.

 


Multi-Bank Securities, Inc.MBS Logo
1000 Town Center
Suite 2300

Southfield, MI 48075
1-800-967-9045
www.mbssecurities.com

Multi-Bank Securities, Inc. (MBS) is a veteran-owned, fixed-income securities broker-dealer that has been serving institutional investors across the U.S. since 1988. We specialize in the sales and trading of fixed-income securities, including U.S. Treasuries, agencies, mortgage-backed securities, corporate bonds, municipal bonds, certificates of deposit and commercial paper. MBS is licensed in all 50 states with offices available to serve public funds investors around the country.
Our online platform, eConnectDirect®, is an essential tool for treasurers and finance officers to manage their fixed-income investment needs. This proprietary investment platform provides visibility to thousands of fixed-income offerings and makes it fast and easy to compare, select and manage investments.  While eConnectDirect allows users to be self-sufficient if they choose, this tool also allows them to work with a licensed MBS account representative side-by-side on investment decisions to help enhance the return on investment (ROI) for the county. To learn more, visit www.econnectdirect.com.


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

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.


 
PreferredOnepreferredone
6105 Golden Hills Drive
Golden Valley, MN 55416
763-847-4000
www.preferredone.com

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 www.PreferredOne.com.


 
Purple Wave AuctionPurpleWave
825 Levee Drive
Manhattan, KS 66502
1-866-608-9283
www.purplewave.com

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.


 

Ratwik, Roszak & Maloney, P.A.RRMlogo
730 Second Avenue South
Suite 300
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-339-0060
www.ratwiklaw.com  

Ratwik, Roszak & Maloney provides high quality, cost-effective legal solutions to counties throughout Minnesota.  Our experience in representing counties in all aspects of public sector labor and employment law, general municipal law, litigation, contracting/construction and land use planning and zoning makes us uniquely suited to meet the legal needs of Minnesota counties.



 
Revize Government WebsitesRevize
150 Kirts Boulevard
Suite B
Troy, MI 48084
248-269-9263
www.revize.com

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!


 
Wold Architects and EngineersWold 50th anniversary COLOR
332 Minnesota Street
Suite W2000
St. Paul, MN 55101
651-227-7773
www.woldae.com

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 www.woldae.com to learn more about our services.


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701 Xenia Ave S.
Suite 300
Minneapolis, MN 55416
763-231-4800
www.wsbeng.com

WSB is a design and consulting firm specializing in engineering, community planning, environmental, and construction services. Our staff of over 450 improve the way people engage with communities, transportation, infrastructure, energy and our environment. We offer services in over 25 complementary areas that seamlessly integrate planning, design and implementation. Our coast-to-coast client base is served from 12 offices in four states.  We share a vision to connect your dreams for tomorrow to the needs of today—the future is ours for the making.