Among other things, GSI’s background and expertise include international trade, economic development, small business, financial services, energy, renewable energy, telecommunications and other important industries impacting policies  in California

This association is comprised of 45 community-based organizations that provide various services to the low-income community, including energy efficiency services, and work to provide standards for these services.
Government Strategies Inc. currently represents the following non-profit small business Financial Development Corporations providing loans to promote small businesses across California:
  • California Capital Financial Development Corporation (Sacramento)
  • California Coastal Rural Development Corporation (Salinas)
  • Inland Empire Small Business Financial Development Corporation (Ontario)
  • Pacific Coast Regional Small Business Development Corporation (Los Angeles)
  • Nor-Cal Financial Development Corporation (Pleasanton)
  • San Fernando Valley Financial Development Corporation (Pacoima)
  • Small Business Financial Development Corporation of Orange County (Santa Ana)
This client is representative of the partnerships and collaborations between two jurisdictions that share the same economic development values in creating jobs and finding breakthroughs through innovation and research. This is a quasi-government entity that brings together academia, public and private sector interests to bring solutions to California and British Columbia.
CAEZ is an organization representing the 42 designated Enterprise Zones in California and other Geographically Targeted Economic Development Areas throughout the state.
CalCom is a statewide trade association that provides a wide range of services to its 18 incumbent local exchange carriers and more than 200 associate members. These services include legislative and regulatory representation, industry publications, educational seminars, and specialized consulting services. CalCom was founded in 1917, and today member companies serve over 18 million access lines.
The California/Nevada Community Action Partnership (Cal/Neva) is the member Association of California and Nevada Community Action Agencies (CAA’s) and other non-profit organizations that together serve over 4 million low income individuals each year. The numerous services our members provide throughout California and Nevada include Head Start, senior nutrition, job training, community economic development, homeless shelters, after school and other youth programs, Food Banks, community gardens and other anti-hunger programs, energy assistance and home weatherization services.
The Freight Shuttle System is an innovative new mode of freight transportation that is designed using existing, proven technology. It will move trailers and containers, via transporters, over distances of 50 to 500 miles on an emission-free, electric-powered guide way system, constructed on existing right of way.

The Napa Valley Winegrowers Alliance is a lobbying coalition that focuses on Sacramento, specifically the issues concerning the business operations of wineries from the North Coast. The members of the coalition are some of the most respected wine companies in the world. An alliance of some of the premier vineyards and wineries of the Napa Valley region, including:

  • Robert Mondavi Winery
  • Cakebread Cellars
  • Niebaum-Coppola Winery
  • Opus One
  • Franciscan Vineyard Estates
  • Elyse Winery
  • Joseph Phelps Winery
  • Trefethen Vineyards and Winery
  • Silverado Vineyards and Winery
  • Atlas Peak Winery
  • William Hill Winery
Opportunities For Learning Charter Schools provide services to parents of students in grades K through 12 for home schooling their children. In the last year, over 10,000 students have found success, and the enrollment continues to increase. Many students who have had difficulty with traditional learning have found success with OFL.
Wine Colleagues offers a broad and distinctive array of advisory and advocacy services to wine industry businesses and organizations. The partners and associates of Wine Colleagues are widely recognized for achievements in their individual practice areas and may work individually or collectively with clients to achieve excellence in every endeavor. With a focus on the business side of the wine industry, the members of Wine Colleagues are dedicated to providing advocacy and advice to clients in a manner that is truly collegial, not just collaborative. Wine Colleagues brings together individuals whose accomplishments and leadership in their areas of expertise are widely recognized by the wine industry. Bringing experience and excellence to the challenges faced by clients, Wine Colleagues offers a competitive advantage to the companies, individuals and organizations it serves.


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