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By becoming an ADC National Sponsor your organization will show its commitment to supporting our nation’s defense communities and military installations. With a fully customizable package of benefits, ADC is able to develop a national sponsorship package that will meet the goals of your organization.

Download the 2016 National Sponsorship package to review the various sponsorship levels and available benefits. If you have any questions or would like to begin designing a tailored sponsorship agreement, please contact Matt Borron at mborron@defensecommunities.org or (202) 640-1494.eo.

2016 National Sponsors & Sustaining Members

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology consulting for 100 years. Today, Booz Allen is a leading provider of management consulting, technology, and engineering services to the US government in defense, intelligence, and civil markets, and to major corporations and not-for-profit organizations. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering, and innovation expertise. In the commercial sector, the firm serves US clients primarily in financial services, healthcare, and energy markets, and international clients primarily in the Middle East.

Booz Allen helps clients achieve success today and address future needs by applying functional expertise spanning consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems development, cybersecurity, engineering, and innovation to design, develop, and implement solutions. The firm’s management consulting heritage is the basis for its unique collaborative culture and operating model, enabling Booz Allen to anticipate needs and opportunities, rapidly deploy talent and resources, and deliver enduring results. Booz Allen helps shape thinking and prepare for future developments in areas of national importance, including cybersecurity, homeland security, healthcare, and information technology. www.boozallen.com.

Matrix Design Group, Inc. is an interdisciplinary planning, engineering and consulting firm providing services to municipalities, communities, private developers and governmental organizations. Matrix is recognized for its proactive and creative approach to planning and design based on our in-depth understanding of critical issues, from financing to construction. Our in-house capabilities in BRAC services, environmental engineering, land development, infrastructure master planning and engineering, transportation planning and design, water resources, structural engineering, survey, cost modeling, special districts, and construction management results in an integrated approach that optimizes project results. matrixdesigngroup.com

Founded in 1989, CALIBRE Systems, Inc. (CALIBRE) is an employee-owned management consulting and technology solutions company supporting government and industry.  CALIBRE is committed to the success of our customers, and delivers enduring solutions that solve management, technology, and program challenges.

Today, in support of BRAC efforts, CALIBRE provides the DOD with subject matter expertise to support the negotiation of real estate transfers, environmental cleanup efforts, Economic Development Conveyances, Early Transfers, and Environmental Services Cooperative Agreements.   Our support for BRAC 2005 contributed to the transfer of over 100,000 acres of excess installation land to commercial and local government ownership, as well as privatization of environmental cleanups resulting in a 37 percent savings over initial estimates.

For active bases, CALIBRE provides sustainment services to support DOD training missions that include environmental assessment, facility analysis, and management and sustainment of training lands.  CALIBRE also provides the DOD with support for facilities management (BUILDER), Geographical Information Systems (GIS), and environmental compliance.   We serve customers in the public and private sectors managing limited resources to achieve the greatest return on investment and prolong the useful life of land and real property assets.


For over 28 years, EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) has dedicated its efforts to creating a sustainable energy economy through the deployment of renewable resources. By striking a balance between the health of the planet and the well-being and prosperity of the businesses and communities that partner with us, we generate clean energy for a sustainable future.

EDF RE’s Government Energy Solutions (GES) works closely with Federal agencies to design, develop, and manage holistic energy solutions. Capabilities include renewable and conventional energy generation (on or offsite), energy efficiency, demand response, energy management, and retail energy services. GES identifies opportunities for low-cost renewable energy projects, and identifies areas of improvement for resiliency and energy efficiency. Whether the solution is wind, solar, or a combination of multiple energy sources, GES is able to predict system performance and deliver cost-effective energy over the long-term. www.edf-re.com


Kutak Rock LLP’s Federal Practice and National Security Law Group, based in Washington, DC, is recognized as a national leader in federal privatization and military base closure and reuse matters.  Since 2000, Kutak Rock has participated in approximately 100 defense-based public-private transactions worth more than $15 billion.  Kutak Rock has also worked on over $3.5 billion of federal energy projects.  In military base closure and reuse matters, Kutak Rock has represented more than 75 communities at more than 150 installations across the country. Kutak Rock’s lawyers have worked for communities on every BRAC round.  In addition, our attorneys regularly work on Department of Veteran Affairs, Department of Energy, General Services Administration, Homeland Security, and other federal agency privatization programs.   Kutak Rock LLP is a national law firm of approximately 500 lawyers with offices in Washington, DC, Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, Fayetteville, Irvine, Kansas City, Little Rock, Los Angeles, Oklahoma City, Omaha, Minneapolis, Richmond, Scottsdale, and Wichita. www.kutakrock.com

American States Utility Services, Inc. (ASUS), is a subsidiary of American States Water Company, an investor-owned utility company founded in 1929 and is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the trading symbol AWR.  Through its wholly owned subsidiaries, American States Utility Services, Inc. contracts with the federal government through site-specific, client-focused 50-year utilities privatization contracts to provide water and wastewater services that include operating, maintaining, renewing, replacing, and constructing new systems on military installations throughout the United States. The installations where we presently operate are home to nearly 350,000 military and civilian personnel and families. We proudly deliver these vital services to military installations in Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas (including southeastern New Mexico), and Virginia. For more information, please visit us online at www.asusinc.com or our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/americanstatesutilityservices.


Corvias is a privately-owned real estate solutions group dedicated to building strong communities through partnerships that deliver the highest quality development, construction and management solutions to a range of clients in the military, higher education and public sector. Applying our success as pioneers of real estate development and management for the military, our family of companies, Corvias Military Living, Corvias Campus Living and Corvias Solutions, deliver customer service that exceeds client expectations, and an innovative, comprehensive approach to project financing, management and construction. We have the ability to forge partnerships that consistently put the interests of our clients first and the flexibility to pursue creative, sustainable long-term solutions to their most difficult challenges. www.corvias.com


Bostonia Group is a financial services firm headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts that provides investment banking services to corporate, municipal and federal clients and offers equity and fixed income products and services to institutional investors. Bostonia Group consists of Bostonia Partners LLC, the investment bank; Bostonia Finance Company LLC, the private investment arm and asset manager; and Bostonia Global Securities LLC, the FINRA registered broker-dealer. Together, Bostonia Group has led over $10 billion in financings in real estate, contract finance, and energy infrastructure finance and is recognized as a leading capital provider with the unique ability to execute transactions during both favorable and challenging market conditions. Bostonia has extensive experience funding infrastructure developments that utilize public/private partnerships, GSA leases, Energy Savings Performance Contracts, Utility Energy Services Contracts, utilities privatization, power purchase agreements, energy services agreements, enhanced use leases, net metering agreements, renewable energy certificates, and federal/state tax incentives. Bostonia has the capability to source capital for projects in varying phases of development, and also takes principal positions in real estate and energy projects.


JLL is the world’s leading real estate services and investment management firm with more than 230 corporate offices and experts operating in more than 80 countries. Our Public Institutions team brings public sector entities the perspective and expertise to turn a real property portfolio into a collection of working assets that meet real estate requirements while supporting your overall mission. The firm has been entrusted as a partner for numerous public and governmental institutions and programs, including the U.S. Department of Defense’s landmark Military Housing Privatization Initiative. We have provided real estate services and consulting advice to federal, state and local entities including the Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Department of Justice, Department of State, Department of Veterans Affairs, City of Chicago, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and Port of Oakland. Areas of expertise include real estate strategy; public-private partnerships; P4 work; OMB scoring; enhanced-use leasing; portfolio and asset management; feasibility and highest and best use assessments; master planning; large-scale, mixed-used development and redevelopment; project management; facilities management; energy and sustainability programs; tenant leasing and construction oversight. www.us.jll.com/govt


Deloitte is the largest professional services network in the world by revenue, employing more than 193,000 people in more than 150 countries. Our Federal practice — based in Arlington, VA, employs more than 6,600 professionals. Deloitte’s primary service offerings are strategy and operations, technology, human capital, enterprise risk and advisory services, tax, and financial audit. We are recognized industry leaders in public and commercial Real Estate Site Selection and Facilities consulting, specializing in project lifecycle management, portfolio optimization, alternative workplace strategies, cost/schedule/performance monitoring and audit readiness.  www.deloitte.com


Now in its fourth decade, Yardi is committed to the delivery of software solutions for real estate and property management professionals. The Yardi Voyager® for Government platform is a complete real estate management solution that includes operations, accounting, maintenance, and ancillary processes and services with portfolio-wide business intelligence and platform-wide mobility. Yardi Voyager for Government is tailored to the unique needs of the public sector and automates key property management tasks for numerous structure types such as housing, warehouses and office buildings.   Additional features include portals for marketing and resident services, full-featured utility billing service, streamlined online procurement, centralized document access, fixed asset and inventory management, and mobile property inspections.  Yardi is based in Santa Barbara, Calif., and serves clients worldwide from offices in North America, Asia, Australia, Europe and the Middle East.  For more information, visit www.yardi.com

Dentons is the world’s first polycentric global law firm. A top 20 firm on the Acritas 2015 Global Elite Brand Index, the Firm is committed to challenging the status quo in delivering consistent and uncompromising quality and value in new and inventive ways. Driven to provide clients a competitive edge, and connected to the communities where its clients want to do business, Dentons knows that understanding local cultures is crucial to successfully completing a deal, resolving a dispute or solving a business challenge. Now the world’s largest law firm, Dentons’ global team builds agile, tailored solutions to meet the local, national and global needs of private and public clients of any size in more than 125 locations serving 50-plus countries.


Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) Public Sector Service advises numerous federal, state and local government agencies on the unique challenges they face in maximizing the value of real estate holdings. These challenges inhibit an agency’s ability to adequately maintain, renovate and expand facilities. However, many of these underutilized assets have significant market value or trapped equity, which can be leveraged to capitalize facility improvements and expansion, promote economic development and job creation, and generate revenue. We help our clients to identify and unlock that value through strategic, financial and operational services.

Privately-held since 1983, A&M is a leading global professional services firm that delivers performance improvement, turnaround management and business advisory services to organizations seeking to transform operations, catapult growth and accelerate results through decisive action. Our senior professionals are experienced operators, world-class consultants and industry veterans who draw upon the firm’s restructuring heritage to help leaders turn change into a strategic business asset, manage risk and unlock value at every stage. A&M is comprised of 2,600 professionals within 45 offices in 18 countries around the world. www.alvarezandmarsal.com


At Chmura Economics & Analytics, we help our clients move beyond the role of data consumers in their organization to becoming experts at discerning good analytics from bad. We accomplish this by advising our clients to ask the right questions about the market and hone in on the economic drivers most critical to their needs. By asking the right questions, we work with our clients and build fit-to-purpose analytical solutions. As data scientists we help our clients answer big data questions, quickly. To respond effectively to the variety of fact-based evidence our clients need, we have a very diverse team of people with backgrounds such as PhD economists, statisticians, computer scientists and transformation strategists. www.chmuraecon.com

Aon is the leading global provider of risk management, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resources solutions and outsourcing services.  Our key advantage is our broad view of two of the most important issues in our economy today: risk and people. With an employee base of 66,000 people working in more than 120 countries, we can anticipate how changes in one sector impact another

A major advantage is their client focus: Every day their employees ask, “How can we help a client or how can we help a colleague help a client?” Because each of their client groups has unique needs, Aon’s professionals—coordinated by strategic account managers, or relationship managers—specialize by product, function and client industry.

Aon Environmental is the corporate specialty practice group dedicated solely to providing environmental risk management support to Aon clients and prospects.  Environmental risk management is highly specialized and they provide expert assistance in the areas of environmental insurance, law, environmental risk management, and technical scientific expertise.


MassDevelopment works with businesses, nonprofits, and local, state, and federal officials and agencies to strengthen the Massachusetts economy. Through these collaborations we help create jobs, increase the number of housing units, eliminate blight, and address factors limiting economic growth including transportation, energy, and infrastructure deficiencies.

Offering a wide range of finance programs and real estate development services, MassDevelopment supports economic growth, development, and investment across all sectors of the Massachusetts economy: public and private; commercial, industrial, and residential; and nonprofit, including healthcare, educational, cultural, and human service providers. Our staff works in collaboration with private- and public-sector developers, businesses, and banks to identify investors and leverage public and private funds to support economic growth.


One of the largest rural business and industrial centers in the Americas, TexAmericas Center brings together an unmatched land resource of nearly 20,000 acres. TexAmericas Center, just west of Texarkana, Texas, offers varied transportation, abundant natural and human resources, an adaptable infrastructure and a climate and culture that understands, appreciates and encourages growth. www.texamericascenter.com


Fort Polk Progress is a regional community organization in Louisiana that takes a proactive stance toward Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC).

Fort Polk Progress maintains relationships and partners with decision makers in Congress, at the Pentagon and at the state and local levels, ensuring that the most up to date information concerning Fort Polk and the surrounding communities is used in decisions concerning the base.

In addition, Fort Polk Progress actively markets the base to the military as the most cost effective place to provide soldiers with the best training possible and strives to help ensure the best possible quality of life for soldiers, civilians and their families.

Currently, Fort Polk Progress is moving forward with an Education Initiative that will protect force structure and keep Fort Polk vibrant and thriving, with education for military students a top priority.


The Greater Omaha Economic Development Partnership, a program of the Greater Omaha Chamber, embraces an innovative two-state, regional approach to economic development, increasing jobs and investment in eastern Nebraska and southwest Iowa by providing a full range of economic development services. Working across state lines, the Partnership brings together the economic development organizations of the Chamber and the City of Omaha (Douglas County), Advance Southwest Iowa Corporation (City of Council Bluffs/Pottawattamie County), Cass County Nebraska Economic Development Council, Gateway Development Corporation (Washington County), Greater Fremont Development Council (Dodge County) and Sarpy County Economic Development Corporation. The combined organizations are co-located within the Greater Omaha Chamber.


The Hampton Roads Military and Federal Facilities Alliance is an eight-year-old organization that is designed to get and keep Federal facilities in southeastern Virginia.  Its Board of Directors is composed of both elected and business leaders who work together for the economic betterment of citizens in the region.


The Utah Defense Alliance (UDA) is a private 501c3 non-profit organization, incorporated in October 1993.  The UDA Board of Directors is made up of between 9 and 25 at-large Directors and up to 20 ex-officio Directors.  At large Directors include local business leaders, education leaders, and retired senior military members.  Ex-officio members include city, county and state elected officials, and representatives from the offices of the Governor, United States Senate, and United States Congress.  UDA’s mission is to: support Utah military missions, workload, and force structure; expand and strengthen Utah’s defense and aerospace industry; promote the availability of a highly skilled defense/aerospace workforce; and engage local, state, and national political, DoD and business leaders when necessary to support mission related issues.





Chaffee Crossing is Arkansas’ premiere economic development project featuring land designated for residential, commercial, industrial, institutional, historical and recreational use. A Smart Growth, mixed use plan strategically intertwines homes, businesses, recreational and educational facilities within walkable, park-like neighborhoods. Existing infrastructure and access to two interstates (I-40 and I-49), two airports, two Class I railroads and the Arkansas River make Fort Smith, Arkansas an ideal location for business in the center of the U.S. Current projects include a new section of I-49 (opening Fall 2014), a proposed college of osteopathic medicine, a new high school and a 70-store shopping center. Amenities such as a nature center, a golf course, soccer and softball fields, two fishing lakes, four museums in a WWII historic district, 12 miles of hiking, biking and walking trails, and an outdoor amphitheater provide activities for all ages and interests. Call for a tour (479) 452-4554, or visit chaffeecrossing.com—where community and commerce connect!


Leonard Wood Institute – Sustainable Ozarks Partnership