About Us

Rounds Consulting Group, Inc. (RCG) advises in the areas of economics and public policy. Clients include government organizations at the state, county, and city levels; private sector businesses; chambers of commerce; economic development organizations; and political campaigns and candidates; among others.

Principals of RCG have extensive experience working with numerous communities and organizations throughout Arizona and the Southwest on policy formation, economic development, economic and tax revenue forecasting, and a wide variety of individual research projects. Recent analyses have been in the areas of tax and economic development reform, K-12 and higher education funding, workforce analysis, state trust land reform, transportation funding, minimum wage policy, state budget development, pension reform, and a variety of policy issues related to developing our communities.

The firm has also completed numerous economic and fiscal impact models and analyses related to site selection and potential business locations, residential and commercial developments, foreign trade zone developments, infrastructure improvements, tourism investment, and community growth projections. The following is a partial list of our most recent clients:

Arizona Chamber of Commerce
Arizona Commerce Authority
Arizona Dispensary Association
Arizona Fire District Association
Arizona Governor’s Budget Office
Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Arizona Hospital & Healthcare Association
Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity
Arizona State University

City of Buckeye
City of Chandler
City of Flagstaff
City of Maricopa
City of Mesa
City of Phoenix
City of Scottsdale
City of Tempe
DeMenna Public Affairs

Dignity Health
Discover Long Island
Downtown Phoenix Inc.
El Dorado Holdings, Inc.
Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce
Greater Phoenix Economic Council
Holualoa Companies
Innovation Pavilion
International Genomics Consortium
Lake Havasu City

Lennar Arizona
Maricopa Association of Governments
Maricopa County
Pima Association of Governments
Pinal County
The James Vincent Group
Town of Florence
Town of Gilbert
True North Companies
And many more…

Strategic Partners

RCG has also expanded into the areas of site selection analysis and economic/policy communications through use of strategic partnerships. These include CBRE and MODE Public Affairs. Links to the relevant website are provided below.

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