“Principle Advantage had the ability and exposure to ensure we were fully aware of every issue throughout Virginia and in the local community that impacted the business strategy.”
– Neil Rondorf, SAIC
“In Richmond I saw this team at work, and they were doing a superb job. They got me where I needed to be and in front of the right people at the right time. I was briefed appropriately for the people I was meeting with and they were backing me up as to the comments I was making on behalf of the City.”
–Will Sessoms, Mayor of Virginia Beach
“We (the Virginia Autism Project) were told by leadership in the House of Delegates and Senate that it would take 5-7 years to pass the legislation we were seeking. We were able have the Governor sign our law after 3 years of work by Principle Advantage. Once Principle Advantage came on-board, they provided the direction, guidance and sheer hard work to master our issue and build the support in the legislature for our very controversial bill. They never stopped working for us and it was this determination that took us over the goal line.”
– Teresa Champion, President, Virginia Autism Project
“I have worked with Principle Advantage both as part of project teams and when they were representing clients before my organization. They have always listened carefully to input, been very prepared, been very effective at opening doors of and bringing their client’s message to key decision makers, delivered on time, and have been a joy to work with.”
– Steve Walz, former Director, Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
“The Council for Certified Virginia Interior Designers (CCVID), advocates and defends the rights of Certified Interior Designers (CIDs) in Virginia to practice their profession while protecting the health, safety, and welfare of the public. Just before the 2012 General Assembly Session, CCVID became aware of an initiative by the “Governor’s Commission on Government Reform and Restructuring” to “de-certify” Certified Interior Designers in Virginia. This effort would destroy the ability of Virginia Certified Interior Designers by rendering them unable to work on federal, state, and municipal projects without oversight by other disciplines.
CCVID retained Angie Bezik of Principle Advantage to work closely with CCVID leadership and members to develop and implement a robust strategy of outreach and lobbying. She quickly learned our issue and advised on, and implemented a grassroots campaign that engaged Certified Interior Designers from around the state. Additionally, she advised and assisted with the creation of materials and directed our outreach to the Governor’s Administration, key members in the House of Delegates, Senate of Virginia and appropriate staff.
With Angie’s guidance and relationships with decision makers, we had a very successful outcome for CCVID and for many small businesses in Virginia.”
– Kim Schoenadel, President & CEO of KSA Interiors, Executive Director of CCVID