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We empower our state and local governments to reach their full potential. 

At WBD, we understand our state and local governments are focused on providing better outcomes for their citizens and communities. Our consultants bring decades of experience to empower and provide financial management, policy analysis, and acquisition solutions to help state and local governments unlock their full potential.

Our Solutions

Financial Management

WBD has experience partnering with state and local leaders to navigate economic downturn and uncover effective way to engage constituents. Our experts help government build fiscal resiliency through recommendations on reporting structures, expenditure projects, and budget reconciliation.

Policy Analysis

For officials curious about upcoming legislation that could affect their state or municipality, we conduct an in-depth policy analysis to uncover opportunities that could financially benefit your region. Our experts develop tailored recommendations to ensure that you have the information needed to prepare for federal grant opportunities and adapt to upcoming policy changes.


Our consultants will help you make proactive, strategic spending decisions, which aim to support our government state and local clients generate sustainable results. We provide regional governments with procurement training, contract management, and resource allocation strategies.

Our Results

Success Story

Kansas City

We assist governments to make proactive decisions dealing with supply chains, financial planning, and policy tracking.

Read how we have developed a holistic financial tracking tool for Kansas City, MO to utilize and account for their COVID-19 funding.



WBD partners with clients to develop an enduring vision and refine tactical steps necessary to achieve performance-driven results. By identifying impediments and employing counter-strategies, we are able to provide strategic insights to organizations at every level.


WBD delivers cradle-to-grave acquisition support to its partners, transforming reactive processes into a modern, cohesive system. We help you make proactive and strategic decisions that create sustainable results.


Change Management’s ADKAR Model

The ADKAR Model is a proven means to facilitate change management. The model provides a clear, step-by-step way for organizations to adopt new processes and procedures.

Five Steps for a Successful CRM Rollout

A well-defined CRM implementation plan that includes project management, testing, training, and appropriate tools can ensure as successful CRM rollout.

U.S. Federal Agencies Create New Technologies to Help Solve Climate Challenges

Three U.S. Federal agencies, the Department of Energy, USDA, and the EPA, are funding new research and technologies to tackle the climate crisis and reduce greenhouse gasses.

Private Sector Investment in Biotechnology Improves Global Vaccine Production and Distribution

Biomanufacturing plants for vaccine production and distribution is an expensive investment, confining most plants — and their vaccine distribution — to wealthier countries. Private sector investment in biomanufacturing in low-to middle-income countries can create the global health infrastructure necessary for equitable vaccine distribution.

Modernizing Financial Management Practices for the Department of Defense

]Multiple DoD financial management practices are rated “high-risk” according to two U.S. oversight bodies responsible for mitigating federal inefficiency and waste. The Government Accountability Office and DoD Inspector General cite ineffective financial management...

Are “New Normal” Industrial Policies in South Asia Well-Manufactured?

The disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic has caused worldwide shocks in both supply and demand over the past two years. This has been particularly evident in South Asia - a global manufacturing hub and home to some of the largest and fastest growing countries in the...

Key Features of a Customer Relationship Management Communications Plan

Implementing a strategic internal CRM communication plan and providing training will reduce employee resistance to adopting a new CRM system and generate enthusiasm.

Keys to Acquisition Planning

Two essential documents used to prepare in the pre-award stage are the acquisition strategy and acquisition plan. These documents prevent issues like schedule and scope creep. The acquisition strategy is a comprehensive plan that identifies and describes the...

Public Health Solutions: Health IT and Informatics

Recent advances in healthcare information technology can offer an equitable U.S. national public health platform for all.

WBD Review Essay — The Enduring Struggle: The History of the U.S. Agency for International Development and America’s Uneasy Transformation of the World

A review by Washington Business Dynamics of John Norris’ well-written, carefully researched, and provocative history of USAID.

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