ADVISORY SERVICES ASSIGNMENTS
Amerisource Bergen/Orlando Group
Amerisource Bergen/Orlando Group – Amerisource Bergen Corp (ABC) currently ranks 29th on the 2007 Fortune 500 list of top U.S. companies, and is the largest pharmaceutical distribution company in the United States. HC was under contract to provide business process reengineering, organizational development, and new market development services to ABC. As ABC and its subsidiaries sought to address the rapidly changing healthcare marketplace, HC applied its financial and organizational management expertise to enable the ABC team to transform its operations for the new healthcare marketplace.
Bent Systems – Bent Systems Inc (BSI), based in Fairfax, VA, is a software provider for the rapidly expanding Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) marketplace. HC provided core services for this emerging company. The services included market development, business process re-engineering, organizational development, and customer relationship management services. HC applied its management expertise and technology experience to enable BSI to successfully manage the challenges associated with a rapidly growing industry.
Cancer Clinics of Excellence
Cancer Clinics of Excellence – Corporate financial advisor and lead negotiator for CCE in forming a new joint venture company to execute a new initiative in the medical oncology industry. Joint venturecompany would have initial gross sales of $750+ million. Joint venture partner (counter party in negotiation) is an investment company of a large, New York-based private equity firm. Assignment involved construction of complete financial model and funding plan for the joint venture company and conducting all negotiations regarding valuation and financial terms of the transaction.
Gates Group – The Gates Group (Cleveland, OH) is an $800M private equity fund. The Gates Group business involves private funding of projects related to parking assets. The Gates Group has pioneered the concept of parking assets monetization which is the core activity of the fund. HC applied its market development expertise to enable targeted urban markets in New Orleans and Atlanta to benefit from the monetization strategy.
Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF)
Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF) – This collaborative hired HC to assist in designing a technical assistance collaborative and training program that will increase the reach and capacity of technical assistance providers to serve residential property owners (in the City of New Orleans) who have been unable to rehabilitate their flood-damaged properties.
HC conducted a needs assessment that quantified the potential demand for, and supply of, Technical Assistance services citywide. HC also established program goals, quantified resource requirements, established monitoring and reporting requirements for program participants, and developed a detailed project plan along with a financial model for the two-year program.
New Orleans Energy Efficiency Initiative
New Orleans Energy – The New Orleans Energy represents a creative and progressive approach to offer the citizens of New Orleans value added methods of enhancing their constituents’ quality of life.Henry Consulting and its team created several approach to optimizing the energy equation is to maximize both the supply as well as the demand components of the energy equation. The team is responsible for the strategic planning and implementation of the process to comprehensively enhance energy assets while offering a true economic development advantage for New Orleans as it competes with other progressive metropolitan markets. This program design and plans represent unprecedented benefits to New Orleans community.
Lowe’s – Lowe’s Companies, Inc., based in Mooresville, NC is one of the largest retailers in the U.S., and currently ranks 45th on the 2007 Fortune 500 list of top U.S. companies. HC has provided market development, government/community relations, and business management services to Lowe’s. As Lowe’s continues to grow into the top urban markets in the U.S., they have identified the need to sharpen their entry strategies into these dynamic and diverse markets. HC used its market development expertise and community relationships to successfully support Lowe’s urban expansion plans in the New Orleans market.
New Orleans Aviation Board
New Orleans Aviation Board (Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport) – HC is the lead local consultant in performing a comprehensive operational audit of the airport’s operations. This assignment covers the full range of functional areas at the airport, including financial management, organizational structure, compensation analysis, capital budgeting planning and revenue analysis.
United Water – United Water, based in Harrington Park, NJ, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of SUEZ Group (a $40B conglomerate based in Paris, France). As UW continues to develop its regulated and unregulated businesses, HC has performed a number of valuable services. The projects range from customer relationship management to operational project management, to business process engineering. HC is applying its utility industry knowledge and management expertise to enable UW to successfully manage its water utility operations.
AmeriHealth – The AmeriHealth Family of Companies offers a range of services for individuals and employers. From locally-focused health insurance plans to national-scale programs that assist those who need it the most, they exceed their customers’ expectations through innovative health insurance and wellness solutions.