Cascade Consulting Group
Pat Boss is a highly recommended and recognized professional consultant who specializes in helping businesses, municipalities, and trade associations with a wide variety of economic and business development projects initiatives. These include grant writing, media and public relations, fundraising, grassroots advocacy campaigns, legislative and regulatory affairs, event organizing and much more. Since Pat Boss begin consulting in early 2005, he has proven instrumental and instrumental in assisting many businesses and trade associations throughout Washington State to secure new business contracts, grants, permits, and legislation necessary for growth. Following are some recent notable accomplishments by Pat Boss on behalf of its clients: • Worked with renewable energy coalition to register new automobile conversion technology with the Federal government; • Promoted food ingredients in several key international markets for major agricultural manufacturer; • Helped to negotiate and pass major Columbia River water conservation and storage legislation; • Directed and coordinated public relations and media campaign for a major inland port district; • Assisted renewable energy company in working with the U.S. Department of Energy to promote ammonia as a renewable fuel; • Coordinated and planned a record breaking (attendance and sponsorships) annual meeting for a major trade association; • Obtained economic development funding for a key PNW port district to construct necessary infrastructure to help attract major internet data centers; • Helped a trade association to stop a major adverse rulemaking proposal; • Secured a significant marketing and promotion grant a wine promotion organization; • Obtained an international tradeshow grant for a shippers’ cooperative and then organized the group’s participation (i.e…booth, materials) at an international show; • Directed and coordinated public relations and media campaign for a renewable energy project; • Helped secure a major food production contract for a company; • Negotiated and obtained a significant philanthropic contribution from a major corporation for a charitable foundation; • Coordinated an important high-tech rural economic development summit that was attended by several high ranking government officials and representatives of several high-tech corporations; • Assisted companies in finding new business opportunities at the National Restaurant Association Trade Show; • Secured marketing and promotion grant for a natural beef company; • Helped secure an appropriation for the construction of a major water treatment facility in North Central Washington; • Marketed industrial sites for biofuel production and helped a major ethanol plant to develop a facility on one of the sites; • Helped to draft and pass enabling legislation to set-up a new rail transportation program and obtained state and federal appropriations to implement the program; • Secured funding for an important freeway interchange project in the Pacific Northwest for a highway safety alliance; • Organized several charitable events in several major cities in the United States; • Organized a major grand opening event for a new intermodal train service from Washington State to Illinois; • Played a key role in passing major tax incentive legislation to attract high-tech data centers to rural areas of Washington state and create over $1 billion dollars in economic development. Since receiving his Master of Business Administration, Pat Boss has devoted his professional career to the economic development of communities and businesses around Washington State. Pat Boss also received a Bachelor of Science in Economics, and an Associate’s degree in Arts and Sciences.