Who We Are

Hope Daniels, Partner

Hope consults on civic engagement projects and broadcast media outreach.   She was an associate professor in the School of Media Arts, and the Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs at Columbia College Chicago.   Her specialties include Broadcast Journalism, Crisis Management, Service-Learning/Community Engagement, and Spokesperson Training.  She served as press secretary for former United Sates Senator Carol Moseley Braun and was a nationally syndicated radio talk show host.  Hope earned a B.A. from California State University at Sacramento and a M.S. in Communications from Roosevelt University. 

Art Wells, Partner

Art is a management consultant. He previously created a mid-size building and real estate development business and an environmental assessment business, and has held positions as division marketing controller at Pfizer, physicist, assistant professor of finance at Columbia University Graduate School of Business and adjunct associate professor of management (entrepreneurship) at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Art holds the following degrees: B.S. (physics) from Florida State University; M.S. (physics) from the College of William and Mary; M.B.A. and Ph.D. (industrial administration) from Carnegie-Mellon University.

Hope and Art’s experience includes providing consulting services for the following businesses and non-profits: 

Media & Message Development

  • Bethel New Life Cultural & Performing Arts Center
  • Charles A. Hayes Family Investment Center
  • Chicago Girls Coalition
  • Chicago Police Accountability Task Force
  • Children’s Advocacy Center of Chicago
  • Community Media Workshop
  • Dominick’s Safeway Corporation
  • Garfield Park Community Day Celebration
  • Greater Chicago Broadcast Ministries
  • Housing Authority of the City of San Buenaventura, California
  • Illinois Campus Compact and the Illinois State Board of Education
  • Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault
  • Illinois Department of Children & Family
  • Journalists Community Connection Programs with Heartland International
  • Mikva Challenge
  • Northstar Lottery Group
  • Presidential Campaign for Carol Moseley Braun
  • United States Senator, Carol Moseley Braun
  • Wyn-Win Communications

Business & Financial Performance

  • Adventist HealthCare
  • Allegiance Health
  • American Management Systems
  • ASAE, The Center for Association Leadership
  • AT&T
  • AXA/Equitable
  • Capital Connections, Inc.
  • Coalition to Prevent Lead Poisoning
  • Columbia University Executive Program
  • Community of Christ (Independence, MO)
  • Eagle Homes Corporation
  • Economic Studies, Inc.
  • Elder Enterprises
  • Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board
  • Fordham Graduate School of Business
  • Healthy Homes Associates, Inc.
  • Housing New Jersey, Inc.
  • Ivy League Tutoring
  • NASA
  • New Jersey Department of Community Affairs
  • Rutgers Business School
  • Salem Hospital
  • Schuster Kane Alliance
  • Seniority Magazine
  • The Salon People
  • The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
  • The World Bank