Areas of Expertise

Rounds Consulting Group advises both public and private sector entities on matters of policy and economics. The firm specializes in economic development; data collection and analysis; fiscal planning including revenue forecasting and budget development; strategic planning and marketing; impact and market studies; litigation support, and keynote speaking, among others.

Economic Consulting
Public Policy Advising
Economic Development

Revenue Forecasting
Fiscal Impact Analysis
Economic Impact Analysis

Strategic Planning
Market Studies
Litigation Support

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Who We Are

President: Jim Rounds
Mr. Rounds regularly provides advice to policymakers at the State Capitol, mayors throughout the state as well as city council members, county board members, and other public and private leaders in the community. Jim has delivered hundreds of economic presentations and is regularly quoted by the media.

Previously, Mr. Rounds served as a Senior Economist and Senior Budget Analyst with the Arizona Joint Legislative Budget Committee, and as Senior Vice President at Elliott D. Pollack & Company.

Jim has a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Science degree in Economics from Arizona State University.

Vice President: Luis Cordova
Mr. Cordova is an expert in the areas of economic and public policy research. Specific assignments include economic and revenue forecasting, cost-benefit analyses, market and feasibility studies, litigation support, and multiple aspects of community planning.

Prior to his employment at Rounds Consulting Group, Mr. Cordova served as an Economic Analyst at Elliott D. Pollack & Company. Luis has a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Arizona State University.

Senior Analyst: Taylor Gillings
Mr. Gillings has extensive experience in economic development, public policy analysis, and market research. He has nearly four years of economic development experience in Arizona, and has worked on projects including public procurement, conducting business sentiment surveys, and analyzing local business and employment trends.

Mr. Gillings earned his Master of Arts degree in International Relations Policy from the University of Chicago, and he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Arizona State University.

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Jim Rounds
Direct: 602-739-0844
Luis Cordova
Vice President
Direct: 602-849-0632
Taylor Gillings
Senior Analyst

51 W. 3rd St, Suite E-110
Tempe, AZ 85281

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