Case Studies – Domestic

Positive Results Generated by Gathers Strategies

Mariposa Energy

Diamond Generating Corporation
(Mariposa Energy Project)

Required to secure state governmental approvals for a new 200 megawatt power project in Alameda County, this US subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corp. of Japan contracted Gathers Strategies to devise and implement a state government affairs program aimed at engaging with the Office of the Governor, key Senate and Assembly Committees, and relevant legislative leadership to acquire California Energy Commission siting approvals.
Result: A favorable 5-0 vote by the CEC and consequent project groundbreaking.

Meridian Rapid Defense

Meridian Rapid Defense Group

Looking to increase sales opportunities, this innovative security device maker selected Gathers Strategies to leverage public policy knowledge and governmental contacts to understand existing security concerns at key public agencies, such as airports and ports. Once data was collected, we developed targeted public sector outreach and an engagement strategy to create new business for our client.
Result: New sales secured with Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.

Milk Studios

Milk Studios

When this exclusive NYC-based photography studio considered expanding to LA, its local real estate broker contacted Gathers Strategies to prepare a macro-economic development overview of the region. We then provided pertinent information concerning issues, challenges, and opportunities in various sections of LA. Once Milk Studios decided on a Hollywood location, Gathers Strategies managed governmental engagement with the Council Office and City agencies to streamline the permitting process.
Result: Milk Studios opened a thriving branch in Hollywood.