The Cardinal Center LLC assists corporations, governments and educational institutions with issues pertaining to management, policy development, economic development, public affairs and public policy. Our clients benefit from the expertise and long term relationships established by 40 years of working relationships in the private and public sectors.
The CEO, Robert Cardillo has more than 40 years of private and public sector experience working in Washington, DC , New York City and the Capitols of many Southeastern states. Developing relationships has been the cornerstone of doing business with government organizations. In order to be successful in this endeavor The Cardinal Center provides the following services to grow and develop our clients business:
• Introductions to Decision Makers • Business Development for Sales Opportunities • Negotiations with government leaders both political & career officials • Strategic Planning to Government Entities • Evaluate Regulations & Analysis of Public Policy Issues • Economic Development Packaging for Federal & State Authorities • Secure Grants for Business Expansion • Secure Job training Grants • Provide Assistance in Securing PILOT (Payment in Lieu of Tax) Programs • Provide Assistance to Analyze Tax Incentive & Tax Credit Programs & Opportunities
The Cardinal Center routinely interacts with high level government officials at the federal, state and local levels. We understand the political process and how to use the connections to promote business development and opportunity. We offer the ability to research a product’s potential and introduce it to the highest levels of government. We promote products that governments need. We introduce those products in a professional manner. Since these personal contacts have worked with our firm over a long period of time they trust our judgment and will have a positive image of additional clients that we represent. Our motto is to represent clients that we are comfortable in introducing to government officials because our reputation is as much tied to our contacts as we are tied to our clients. Therefore we are selective in who we represent.
The Cardinal Center network extends from our Corporate Office in New York, across the nation to Washington, DC, Atlanta, GA, Jackson, MS and the Southeastern United States. We have successfully worked, interacted and connected with all levels of government officials including:
• Office of the President
• Presidential Staff Members
• Congressional House & Senate Staffs
• Department of Transportation
• Department of Energy
• Department of Education
• Congressional Senate & House Members
• State Government Agencies
• US Department Housing & Urban Development
• Corporate Decision Makers
• New York & Southeastern Governors
• Colleges and Universities
• Branches of the Military
• City Mayors
• Department of Army
• Department of State
• General Services Administration
• Not For Profit Agencies
The Cardinal Center provides consulting services and business development expertise for technology firms, companies dealing in issues of national security, environmental companies, software and computer technology companies, and a national food chain and distribution company. We also specialize is assisting companies who are minority owned 8A certified businesses who have the opportunity to be eligible for opportunities in the Federal & State governments. There are significant opportunities to business that are minority owned. In both the Federal & State governments there is an emphasis in securing reputable minority owned companies to participate in contracting with these government agencies. Cardinal has successfully represented Native American, African American, Women & Veteran owned businesses.
In addition The Cardinal Center has successfully represented Public Authorities with particularity in the area of Public & Affordable Housing. Our extensive experience with Community Block Grants and Community Planning & Development rules and procedures give us an opportunity to represent our clients at the highest levels of government in Washington, DC and Albany, New York. We have also successfully serviced clients in several other states including Mississippi, Louisiana and Georgia.
Our Client companies provide security to America. They provide Affordable Housing to rural and urban communities. They provide technology that is used by our Defense Department. We provide our clients with the knowledge and expertise to take full advantage of all the opportunities. We know how to approach the decision makers and represent our client interests in a professional and responsible manner. We achieve results.