Partners

Avant Strategies is an integrated marketing and communications firm that specializes in Public Relations, Media, Advertising, Website Development, Social Media and Interactive. It was founded on the idea that an organization’s success is based on cultivating strategic relationships. These relationships are essential for project negotiations, contract development, and engaging social and networking connections.

With a modern marketing edge, Avant combines deep industry expertise and best-in-class partners for customized solutions. It serves both public and State organizations, such as the Department of Economic Security and the Arizona Office of Tourism.

Diverse government experience allows Avant to excel with statewide applications, such as the full development of ballot campaigns. In addition to these capabilities, strategic relationships and top tier partners make Avant the best option for local media and outreach across all communication outlets, with an emphasis on web and Internet services.


A full service law firm, Ridenour, Hienton & Lewis (RHL) provides expertise in developing and implementing land use visions for clients throughout Arizona. Each professional leverages their technical and strategic capabilities, while also developing authentic relationships at the government level.

The RHL staff demonstrates wide capabilities, performing preliminary property due diligence through the coordination of title, survey, environmental, zoning and other land use analyses before a client’s completion of a property acquisition. This firm serves clients’ needs from inception to completion, and has developed a proficiency in a wide variety of matters, including Contracts, Public Affairs, Rezoning, Environmental Analysis and Legislative Bill Drafting.

With decades of practice across the board, our associates are able to draw from experience in nearly every area of the law.


Public Policy Partners (P3) is a lobbying firm that specializes in government relation services. Its team of professionals offers the resources, access and strategic knowledge to assist a broad variety of goals, from legislative wins to key regulatory approval.

P3 offers a unique advantage through its ability to strategically plan for clients’ short and long-term objectives. A high level of service is given to all clients, whether they are standing before the Arizona Corporation Commission, or in front of county and city governments.

The firm also cultivates strong bipartisan relationships with elected leaders and staff throughout all levels of government in Arizona. P3 provides clients with a daily presence at the Capitol in order to quickly answer needs, while also delivering strong personalization and support.


World Class Services was started in 2006 to provide consulting services to public and private organizations and governments. William Scalzo, Managing Partner, used his extensive government experience in negotiating large and small land acquisitions and development projects. This also included public land purchases from the Arizona State Land Department and various federal agencies.

While serving as Maricopa County Assistant Manager, Mr. Scalzo expanded the county parks system through land acquisitions by more than 12,000 acres through private and public land acquisitions.

Under the management of Mr. Scalzo, World Class Services has represented various private developers, public agencies, and non-profit organizations in negotiations and project implementations. The company stands ready to serve public and private organizations in pursuing land acquisitions and land related projects.


Foray Land Consulting provides expertise for government real estate projects and government permitting practices. Michael Anable founded the company in 2003, after 20 years of working with state and federal government land management agencies.

Foray Land Consulting specializes in municipal government planning and zoning processes, development related permitting, the laws and policies that guide government agencies, and real estate disposition practices. The company helps clients build relationships with key contacts in the real estate industry, government agencies, and the Arizona Legislature and Congressional Delegation.

Foray also offers expertise in the areas of real estate investment, government land acquisition, government application processing, and compliance with NEPA and other laws. Clients include land developers, mining companies, school districts, energy companies, state agencies, ranchers, farmers, law firms, telecommunication companies, and environmental consulting firms.