Your First Call

as you navigate organizational change, crisis, and leadership development.

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JGA

Your First Call

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As a government leader, you’ve been tasked to achieve transformative results under enormous pressure.

We partner with you to build, support, and grow the team that will make it possible.

We understand the challenges you face every day.

In your role, are you facing:

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The organization struggling with change

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Competing priorities and numerous stakeholders

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Limited resources

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Resistance to the change

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A lack of a clear vision and roadmap to make it all happen

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Crisis and demands that require your immediate attention

These challenges are our specialty.

And we're here to help.

As you work with our team, you will experience:

  • Veteran local government leaders with 300+ years of experience in city management, fire, police, and the military.
  • A proven approach that delivers consistent results.
  • Individuals known for bringing innovative solutions to cities throughout the nation.
  • Empathy, understanding, and presence when you need us day or night.
  • A passion to work behind the scenes and champion your vision, your team, and your success.
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Increase the performance and effectiveness of your organization at every level. Gain a deeper understanding of the organization’s strengths and challenges and equip your leaders to achieve strategic goals, build highly effective teams, and execute with confidence and precision.

Our customized solutions include:

  • Leadership Team Facilitation (Teambuilding, Goal Setting, Strategic Planning)
  • Organizational Assessments & Operational Audits
  • Executive Search
  • State of the City Development & Management
  • Council Facilitation (Goal Setting, Strategic Planning, City Manager & Appointed Staff Evaluations)
  • Customized Coaching
  • Training Courses
  • Leadership Academy Programs
  • AEM-Cube Team Assessment
  • Keynotes

Equip your organization to calmly and confidently navigate any crisis with expert training and innovative plans for mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery based on national standards and proven business continuity practices.

Our customized solutions include:

  • Comprehensive Emergency Management Services
  • Emergency Operations Plans (EOPs)
  • Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Design
  • Exercise Design & Implementation
  • After Action Reports
  • EOC Response
  • Emergency Management Academy
  • EOC Response Support
  • Continuity of Operations Plans COOPs)
  • Elected Official Training
  • EM Assessments & Strategic Plans (Gap Analysis etc.)
  • EOC Recovery Support

Complete your high-priority projects without overextending your valuable time and resources. We partner with you to expertly manage projects and enhance performance and efficiency in the critical areas of law enforcement and Fire-EMS services

Our customized solutions include:

  • Project Management
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Contract Management
  • Executive Search
  • Executive Investigations
  • Organizational Assessments/Operational Audits
  • Transitional Leadership
  • CALEA Certification

Develop a comprehensive, tailored communications strategy and precise, consistent messaging that ensures your community stays well-informed, has accurate context, and receives clear instruction during critical incidents.

Our customized solutions include:

  • Holistic communications strategy development including branding, persistent messaging, and social media management
  • Public Information Officer coverage and incident media management response
  • Interpersonal communication skills development for staff
  • Crisis communications planning tailored to the specific needs of each community
  • State of the City delivery including event planning, post-event networking, and community messaging
  • Council, executive & staff communications training
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Your Partner for Life

Drive sustainable change and tackle any challenge going forward with a trusted partner dedicated to supporting you.

  • Create alignment between all levels of the organization
  • Minimize the negative impact of loss when emergencies strike
  • Develop resilient teams able to leverage adversity to produce favorable outcomes
  • Build stronger, safer communities
  • Increase your capacity to complete more projects

Here’s how we will be successful together:

The API ProcessTM

Assess +

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Your success is dependent on complete clarity for what will deliver the best outcome.

This comes down to:

  • WHO (Stakeholders)
  • WHAT (Expectations)
  • HOW (Resources, Gaps, Plan)

Our trusted assessment process will ensure you achieve the best outcome, not simply a response to a current symptom.

Plan +

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Next, we develop a plan of action that includes: 

  • VISION & OUTCOME
  • ACTIONS
  • TIMELINE
  • PEOPLE

The right plan will enable you to execute effectively and stay on track for each stage of the work.

Implement +

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Finally, we become a trusted partner to bring your plan to life.

We leverage over 300 years of combined public sector experience to:

Write, train, coach, exercise, facilitate, and develop the resources and teams you need to achieve your goal.

As a result, you will have alignment between your vision, training, documentation, people, and processes.

The See Change Clearly Keynote

Building Resilient Teams

Available In-Person or Virtually

This customizable keynote equips your organization to embrace culture and operational changes with a new perspective on challenge and adversity. Jacob shares proven tools and tactics developed during his grueling recovery from a traumatic brain injury after interrupting a robbery.

This Program is Perfect for Executives Who Are:

  • In the midst of organizational change and need to inspire and energize their teams
  • About to implement a major company-wide policy or technology that will require alignment
  • Seeking ways to help your top performers take their results to the next level and stick around through your company’s continued growth

Your Audience Will Leave With:

  • A fired-up team with the skills to protect their internal fire, no matter how it is challenged by today’s changing economy.
  • Resources and tools that can be implemented immediately following the keynote
  • An authentic, fresh message to sustain their motivation.
  • A new perspective on change as something to conquer instead of something to avoid.

See Change Clearly

Sign Up to Receive a Free Chapter

"Jacob's courage and resilience have inspired all who know him, encouraging action to bring about positive change. This is a book that will have a profound impact on you."

DR. JANE GOODALL, DBE
Founder, The Jane Goodall Institute

Using lessons learned from his own experience as a survivor of a traumatic brain injury, Jacob shares how to leverage adversity for a positive outcome and create an authentic workplace culture, showing up for your team every day whether you are on the front line of your organization or at the helm.

See Change Clearly Stacked 3D-min

Download the first chapter for free now.

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