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The incentives consultant directory below selectively highlights consultants specialized in capital investment incentives and credits, such as R&D credits, jobs and training credits, training grants and other financial incentives for business investment projects, with links to GUIDE Service Profiles and websites about their capabilities as appropriate.

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Name - with links to GUIDE Service Profile if available Website Phone Suggested Contact GUIDE Service Profile
McCallum / Sweeney Consulting (864)672-1600 Ed McCallum No
Biggins Lacy Shapiro & Company - formerly known as part of Stadtmauer Bailkin Biggins LLC - a law firm which specializes in US incentive negotiations for capital investment projects



Jay Biggins

Joe Lacy

Andy Shapiro

Stadtmauer Bailkin Economic Development Group (SB-EDGe) - specializing in economic development incentives and zoning land use transactions (212)822-2251 Jason Kaye No
ADP Mintax - Economic Incentive Specialists - for investment credits and incentives negotiations and ongoing compliance work acquired by ADP in 2006



Joseph Neidermeyer No

alliantgroup, LP specializes in federal and state R&D tax credits


Newmark Knight Frank - NKF Consulting

NKF Consulting

site selection services

312-576-8363 Bob Hess - Chicago  
Atlas Insight, LLC (7320610-1750 Kathy Mussio No
Buck Consultants International - global business location selection and incentives negotiation services (011)31 24 379 0222 Rene Buck Yes
Business Location International - see 2006 book on site selection

see also Bio Profile

(011)32 476 42 9358

(011)32 479 40 7873

Marcel de Meirleir

Walter de Roo

Duff & Phelps - Business Incentive Advisory Service     No
IBM Business Consulting Services - Plant Location International 

(+011)32 2 416 5928

Roel Spee

Incentis Group



Jeff C. Miller

Larry Kramer

WDG Consulting (formerly known as The Wadley Donovan Group) (908)864-5580

Dennis Donovan

Katie Burdorf

Ady International Company (312)560-8355 Robert Ady Example
Moran, Stahl & Boyer (800)805-3456 John Rhodes No
Location Advisory Services, Inc.

(temporarily unavailable)


Ron Ruberg

Saul Grohs

The Austin Company - Facilities Location Group (440)544-2617 Don Schjeldahl Yes
Site Selection Group - set up by former Trammell Crow real estate consultants in Dallas, TX (214)271-0580 King White No
DEALTEK, Ltd.  in addition to consulting services, offers DEALS web-based decision support software tool by subscription as a stand-alone product - see website



Rhett Weiss


Grant Thornton - National Incentives Practice - background about their Credits and Incentives practice can be found through their Tax Compliance and Advisory Services page and State and local tax services

(212)542-9981 (NY)

(312)602-9022 (IL)

Susan Harte

Tim Schram

Grant Thornton - R&D tax credits, consumer and industrial products 866-728-5264 Jim Maurer No
MPP&W - CPA's and business advisors, based in St. Louis, with specialists in federal and state R&D tax credits (314)862-2070   No

Deloitte Consulting - Global Expansion Optimization - Strategy & Operations

formerly Deloitte & Touche Fantus Corporate Real Estate Solutions



Mark Klender

Phil Schneider

KPMG - Business Incentives Group, Strategic Relocation and Expansion Services (SRES, GLES)


Larry Cusack

PricewaterhouseCoopers US multistate tax consulting, incentives & credits


Ken Hunter

Hickey & Associates, Minneapolis MN (763)476-8800 Michael Hickey No
Crowe, Chizek and Company LLP



Dean Uminski

Scott Shipman

Kelley Drye    (law firm, US location selection support / incentives work)     No
Ryan & Company 800-545-1856   No

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