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Our Clients and Experience

 

Featured Client Case Studies

 

 

 

All-Employee Collaboration Funnels Ideas into Annual Strategic Plan:  How the Prouty Project has "stretched" Beacon Bank for 20 Years download pdf

 

U.S.-China Leadership Team Builds Bridges for Future Growth: How the Prouty Project facilitated team development and cross-cultural skills with senior leaders download pdf

 

Executing with a People Lens and a Business Lens: How the Prouty Project helped Star Exhibits instill structured execution and build capacity for growth download pdf

 

Clients by Industry

 

Since 1987, regional, national, and global clients—many on the S&P 500 list—have benefited from the Prouty Project’s strategic planning, organization development, team development, and board development services. Clients with whom we have had the honor of collaboration include:

Accounting/Financial Services

AgQuest - AHMC - Boulay, Heutmaker, Zibell & Co. - First Data - Froehling Anderson - John A. Knutson & Co. - KPMG - Lurie Besikof Lapidus - MoneyGram - Schecter Dokken Kanter - Textron Financial Corporation - TRW/Experian - Wilkerson, Guthman & Johnson

Agriculture

Cargill - ConAgra - Foremost Farms - Hoogwegt U.S. - IFOAM Board - Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative - West Central Cooperative

Architects

Aecom Ellerbe Becket - BWBR Architects - DLR Group - Hammel Green & Abrahamson - Perkins & Will - RSP Architects - Treanor Architects - TSP

Arts/Entertainment

Circus Juventas - Cowles Center for Dance - Des Moines Performing Arts - History Theatre - Minnesota Timberwolves - Walker Art Center

Associations/Professional Organizations

AgriGrowth - American Academy of Physician Assistants - American Dairy Products Institute - Builders Association of Minnesota - Dallas Real Estate Council - Delta Chi - Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) - Executive Women International - Financial Executives International (FEI) - Hennepin County Bar Association - Meeting Planners International - Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors - Minnesota Academy of Physicians Assistants - Minnesota Association of Black Women Lawyers - Minnesota Association of Family Physicians - Minnesota Corn Growers Association - Minnesota Bankers Association - Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) - Minnesota Hockey - Minnesota Retailers Association - Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants (MNCPA) - Nexstar - Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce - Sigma Phi Epsilon - South Dakota Corn Growers Association - Twin Cities Compensation Network – Veterinary Hospitals Association - Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association - Women’s Funding Network

Banking

Agribank - AgStar - American Bank of the North - Beacon Bank - Bremer Bank - Central Bank - Citibank - Excelsior Financial Services - Farmers State Corporation - First Security Bank of Byron - First National Bank of Elk River - Grand Rapids State Bank - Maple Bank - MidCountry Bank - Minnesota Lakes Bank - National City Bank - Signature Bank - Think Mutual Bank - US Bank - Venture Bank - Wells Fargo - Western Bank - Wilcox Bancshares, Inc.

Communications

ACI - Ameritech - Brown Printing – General Marketing Solutions - GTE - Hickory Tech Corporation - IE Network - Jessen Press - KMA (May Broadcasting) - McGraw Hill - NFR Communications, Inc. - Pangea - Sprint PCS - Superior Communications - Star Exhibits and Environments - WinStar

Construction/Engineering

BASF - Buhler - Frerichs Construction Company - Gausman and Moore - JP Cullen - Kiewit - Kraus Anderson Construction Company - M. A. Mortenson Company - McGhie & Betts - MEP Association - Oppidan - Schwickerts - Shingobee Builders - T.E. Ibberson Company - Western Industrial Contractors

Consulting

Accenture - The Advisory Group - Aimia - The Blake Group - Booz Allen & Hamilton - Center for Creative Leadership - Charthouse Learning - Decision Pulse - Deloitte - The Emmerich Group - Engine for Social Innovation - Franklin Covey - Gage Marketing - Gazelles - Holmes Corporation - Inpoint - Inspirada Dreams - LeaderSource - Marketing Architects - Norberg Consulting - OC Tanner - Personnel Decisions International - PricewaterhouseCoopers - Professional Development Group - Rust Consulting - Studio/E - Top 20 Training - Waters Group - Watson Wyatt Worldwide

Consumer Products

ABF Ingredients - Aveda - Caribou Coffee - CNS - General Mills - G&K Services - Hershey Pasta - Hollywood Fashion Secrets - Imation - Malt-O-Meal - McGlynn’s - Montage Furniture Services - SpartanNash - Ohly - PepsiCo - Procter & Gamble - Quality Ingredients - R.D. Offutt Co. - Schwans - ServiceMaster - Softies - SunOpta - Tastefully Simple - Tetra Pak - Totino’s - Yoplait

Distributor/Wholesaler

Airgas - Avnet - Bailey Nurseries - HM Cragg - J&B Wholesale - Motion Tech Automation - Viking Electric - Weisman Enterprises

Education

Calvin Christian - Carleton College - Center for Catholic Studies - Dunwoody College of Technology - Gustavus Adolphus College - Hennepin Technical College - Holy Family Catholic High School - Iowa State University - Minneapolis College of Art and Design - Minneapolis Principals’ Academy - Minneapolis Schools - Minnehaha Academy - Minnetonka School District - NCS Pearson - New Millennium Academy - Northwestern Health Sciences University - Nova Classical Academy - Providence Academy - Rochester Community and Technical College - St. Croix Central School District - University of Minnesota - University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management - University of Minnesota Executive Development Center - University of South Dakota - UMore Park - West Metro Education Program - Winona State University - Yinghua Academy

Employment Services

Careerbuilder.com - Doherty Employment Group - Express Personnel - Field Nation - Kelly Services - Salo

Energy

Amoco - Enbridge - Excelsior Energy - Exxon - NRG Energy - Otter Tail Power Company - Unicom - US Energy Services

Foundations

Bush Foundation - Iowa State University Foundation - Make A Wish - Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation - Minnesota Philanthropy Partners - Miracles of Mitch - Museum of Lake Minnetonka - NFC Foundation - National Center for Children and Families - New York Women’s Foundation - No Barriers, USA - Northwest Area Foundation - Peace House Foundation - Plymouth Church Neighborhood Foundation - Ridgeview Foundation - Rochester CTC Foundation - Scholarship America - The St. Paul Foundation - United Way - Wilder Foundation - Women’s Foundation of Minnesota

Government

City of Orono - City of Ramsey - Dakota County - Minnesota Valley Transit Authority - Minnesota Zoo - The Office of the Federal Defender - Ramsey County - St. Paul Port Authority - Workforce Development

Health/Fitness

CorePower Yoga - Foss Swim Schools - Life Time Fitness - YMCA - YWCA

Health Care/Medical

Advocate Health Care - Allina - American Medical Systems - American Telecare - AmeriChoice - Bausch & Lomb - Benedictine Health System - Boston Scientific - Burchfield Group - Camden Physicians - Cardiovascular Systems - Coloplast - Community-University Health Care Center - DTI Dental - EPPA - Hazelden - HealthEast - HealthOne - Healthways QNet Inc. - Hennepin County Medical Center - Hermanson Dental - Keystone Mercy Health Plan - Kish Health System - Mayo Clinic - Madonna Towers - Medtronic - Monticello-Big Lake Community Hospital - Natus Medical - North Memorial Health Care - Northridge - Pfizer - Prime Therapeutics - Smiths Medical - St. Jude Medical - Solvay Animal Health - Starkey Laboratories, Inc. - Team Spine - United Hospital - UnityPoint Health - Upsher Smith Laboratories - Uroplasty - Vida Healthcare - Winona Health Clinic

Hospitality

Crown Plaza - Dolce International - Oak Ridge Conference Center - Potowatomi Bingo - Radisson Hotels - Sugar Lake Lodge - Teneo Hospitality Group

Insurance

AON Benfield – Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota - The Christensen Group - DAKOTACARE - Delta Dental - Marsh - Metropolitan Health Plan - MMIC Group - Newman Long Term Care - Northwestern Mutual - Portico - ProGroup - SFM - St. Paul Companies - UCare Minnesota - UnitedHealth Group

Investments

American Express - Ameriprise Financial - Burr Oak Group - Dougherty Financial Group - Foster Klima & Company - GE Capital - Mairs & Power - Meristem - North American Capital Markets - Piper Jaffray - RBC Dain Rauscher - Securian - Sit Investment - State Fund Mutual - Thrivent Financial for Lutherans - Tonka Bay Equity - Vanguard - Voyageur Asset Management - Windsor Financial

Legal

Bassford Remele - Bowman and Brooke - Briggs & Morgan - Dorsey & Whitney - Dunlap & Seeger - Erstad & Riemer - Fredrikson and Byron - Fulbright & Jaworski - Hvass Weisman & King - Halleland, Lewis, Nilan, Sipkins & Johnson - Larson King - Lommen Abdo - Messerli & Kramer - Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi - Zelle & Larson

Manufacturing

3M - Andersen Windows - Applied Products - BTD Manufacturing - Bepex - Bergquist Company - Capital Safety - Carlisle Companies - Chart Industries - Computype - Conwed Plastics - CREE - Custom Mold and Design - Datacard - Demco - Despatch Industries - Donaldson - Ecolab - Emerson - Entegris - ESP Gauges - Exlar - Fabcon - Fraser Steel - FSI International - GE - GN Resound - Goodrich - Graco - Hearth & Home Technologies - Imperial Plastics - Industrial Louvers - ITT Industries - Johnson & Johnson McNeil - Landscape Structures - Liberty Diversified Industries - Lovegreen Industrial - MacDermid - Minnesota Elevator - Novelis - NPC Robotics - Penco Products - Pentair - Performance Tool and Die - Polaris - REXAM - Schwickert’s - ShoreMaster - SICK, Inc. - Solar Turbines - Stratasys - Stylmark - Super Radiator Coils - Taylor-Wharton - Teamvantage - Tennant - The Toro Company - T.O. Plastics - Trail King - Twin Modal - UTC Aerospace Systems - Uponor - Volvo - Zinpro Corporation

Non-Profit

A Better Chance - Achieve Services - Aeon - American Refugee Committee - Anu Family Services - Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities - Books for Africa - Boy Scouts of America - Bridging - Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility - Center for Victims of Torture - Children’s HeartLink - Compatible Technologies International - Cookie Cart - Council of Agency Executives - Couples to Couples League - Cultural Jambalaya - DARTS - Emergency Foodshelf Network - Families With Children From Asia - Free Enterprise Institute - Girl Scouts River Council - Hands of Freedom - HIRED - Hope for the City - Ingham Okoboji Lutheran Bible Camps - ISOPO - James J. Hill Reference Library - Jeremiah Program - Junior League of Minneapolis - Learning Works - Loaves and Fishes - Lutheran Social Sevices - MEDA - Minnesota Alliance with Youth - Minnesota Humanities Center - Minnesota Public Radio - Minnesota Partnership for Action Against Tobacco - MN Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf - Northwest Youth Development - Ordway Circle of Stars - Raptor Center - Rochester Area Economic Development, Inc. - Ronald McDonald House - SHIFT - SkillsUSA - Soldiers to the Summit - Starbase Minnesota - Volunteers of America - WIND Neighborhood Development Center - Youthprise

Real Estate

Brighton Development - CB Richard Ellis - Coldwell Banker Burnet - CommonBond Communities - Dominium Development & Acquisitions LLC - Garsten Perennial - Hempel Properties - JMS Companies - Knutson Mortgage - Naterra Land - Opus Corp. - The Paramount Companies - Simonsen Group - Stuart Co. - The Schuett Companies - Trammell Crow - Watershed Partners

Retail

2nd Swing Golf - ABRA Auto Body - The Barbers - Billboard Concepts - Continental Diamond - The Hadley Companies - Dan’s SuperMARKET - Displaymasters - Factory Motor Parts - HMS Host - Jostens - Lampert’s - Len Busch Roses - Lifetouch - McDonalds - Midwest Mountaineering - Motorola - Murray’s - Nova Group - PAL Management - Red Wing Shoes - Service Ideas - Sterling Companies - Target

Technology

Achieve Healthcare - Aprimo - Corwil Technology - CSI/Transition Networks - Datalink - ExecuTrain - Honeywell - IBM - IMS - Intelligent InSites - J3 Learning - Microvena - Navitaire - Network Guidance Company - Norris Education Innovations - Pragmatek - Predictive Solutions - QLogic - Rainier Technology - RJS Software - Savigent Software - Seagate Technology - Solutia Consulting - SPS Commerce - Third Wave Systems - Time Warner Cable - Thomson Reuters - Traust Consulting - Vital Images - WindLogics - York & Associates

Transportation

Advantage Transportation - Alliance Pipeline - Bay and Bay Transportation - Best Way Logistics - British Airways - CH Robinson - Chicago/Northwestern Railroad - Malibu Aerospace - Northstar Midstream

 

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WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY

“When I recommend the Prouty Project to my peers, the conversation starts with heart, innovation and integrity, it ends with 100% confidence that your expectations will be exceeded."

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