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Consulting Built on Character
Citygate is Cause-Driven, not Profit-Driven.
Our firm is comprised of senior public sector executives who long ago dedicated themselves to the public service. That continues to be the firm’s motivation. We have found that when we dedicate ourselves to the qualitative excellence of client service, the finances of the business take care of themselves. And when we focus too much on the business’ finances, quality suffers. So what then, would be the threshold of testing whether we have set our sights primarily on qualitative rather than quantitative factors? When we put the interests of our clients above our own business interests.
It sounds simple, yet it is an entirely unconventional strategy in the present environment of free market enterprise.
More than 25 years
Our aspiration is that character is the leading distinguishing aspect of Citygate.
Character defines who we are, our attitudes, how we interact with others, and how we deliver service. We are reminded daily that quantitative factors (such as the number of projects sold and monthly revenues) are the by-product, rather than the focus and motivation, of the business. We will continue to be cause-driven rather than profit-driven, not only because it satisfies our idealism about continually improving the public sector, but because it is a proven method of business.
Citygate in the news…
The following article was written by Rebecca Kheel, Staff Writer for the Orange County Register. Click here to read the Orange County Register article in its entirety. Photo credit: Bruce Chambers of the Orange County Register. Fire department study finds slower response in east Though overall the Orange City Fire...
Vancouver declares Fire Stations 1 and 2 surplus The City Council declared Fire Stations 1 and 2 surplus Monday, following a study recommending the city of Vancouver rebuild and relocate four fire stations to improve response times. Once all four stations have been rebuilt, 90 to 100 percent of all...
Councilwoman, Fire Union Call For More Temporary Fire Stations in San Diego Originally authored by Alexander Nguyen. Visit the Times of San Diego here. To see the original article, please click here. With groundbreaking just a few days away for a temporary fire station designed to reduce response times in...
Feature story: Menlo Park fire district’s growing pains Originally authored by Sandy Brundage, a Staff Writer for the Almanac. Visit the Almanac here. To see the original article, please click here. This may be the only fire that Menlo Park Fire Protection District Chief Harold Schapelhouman wishes had not been...