Members of the LMC Business Alliance Program help provide valuable financial support to the League, ensuring our ability to provide important research and information services and educational and training opportunities.

Our sponsors help support our mission to serve Minnesota cities. Learn how your organization can reach city decision makers with the LMC Business Alliance Program & Advertising Opportunities (pdf)

2024 LMC Business Alliance

Business Leadership Council

Members of the Business Leadership Council are the League’s premier partners, providing the highest level of financial and expert resources to support the organization’s mission.

  • Bolton & Menk, Inc.
    Bolton & Menk believes all people should live in safe, sustainable, and beautiful communities. It specializes in providing public infrastructure solutions and takes care of clients by providing quality services and the right solutions for their needs. With 30 locations, Bolton & Menk is local and its team is made up of more than 900 employees, including a professional staff of more than 300 engineers, planners, landscape architects, and surveyors.
  • Ehlers
    A pioneer in municipal advisory services since 1955, Ehlers helps clients build strong, vibrant, and sustainable communities by delivering independent, integrated advice across all areas of public finance. Ehlers works with more than 1,500 local governments, schools, and public agencies across five states, placing its clients’ needs and best interests at the center of everything that it does.
  • Kennedy & Graven
  • Minnesota Healthcare Consortium
    Health insurance is a need and providing it can be a challenge for organizations of all sizes. The Minnesota Healthcare Consortium is a partner in bringing Minnesota cities, counties, and schools the best plans at the best pricing, along with extensive wellness resources to serve the needs of their staff. Find us online at or email
  • SEH Inc.
    Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. (SEH®) is a 100% employee-owned engineering, architectural, environmental, and planning company that helps government, industrial, and commercial clients find answers to complex challenges. SEH employee-owners share a core purpose: Building a Better World for All of Us®.
  • Sourcewell
    Sourcewell is a self-sustaining government organization and service cooperative for Cass, Crow Wing, Morrison, Todd, and Wadena counties, charged with boosting community and student success. It delivers regional training and contracted services, manages a statewide self-funded group health insurance option for public agencies, and offers cooperative purchasing and school technology solutions across the U.S. and parts of Canada. Sourcewell staff are force multipliers, empowering public employees in their public service mission.
  • TKDA
    TKDA is an engineering, architecture, and planning firm committed to improving communities, helping businesses and industries grow, and building long-term client relationships. It draws from more than a century of experience and is invested in providing innovative, lasting design solutions. Founded in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and with offices across the United States, It delivers complete solutions for the transportation, industrial and manufacturing, buildings and sites, and water markets.
  • WSB
    WSB is a design and consulting firm specializing in engineering, community planning, environmental, and construction services. Its dedicated staff improves the way people engage with communities, transportation, infrastructure, energy, and our environment. WSB offers services in a wide range of complementary areas that seamlessly integrate planning, design, and implementation.
  • Xcel Energy
    At Xcel Energy, we’re not waiting for the future. We’re busy building it. Every day, we power millions of homes, businesses and communities across parts of eight Western and Midwestern states. Our customers rely on us to be there 24/7 with safe, affordable electricity and natural gas. We’ve taken a leadership role as the first major power company in the U.S. to announce a vision to reduce carbon emissions 80% by 2030 and provide our customers 100% carbon-free electricity by 2050.

Business Partners

  • Abdo
    Abdo is a full-service accounting and consulting firm that delivers customized strategies and innovative solutions to help governments, businesses, and nonprofits succeed. With more than 240 professionals and over six decades of experience, Abdo is ranked as one of the top accounting firms in the Midwest.
  • Eckberg Lammers, P.C.
    For over 75 years, Eckberg Lammers has served individuals, businesses, and municipalities, fostering lasting relationships and offering innovative solutions for immediate and long-term success. With locations in Stillwater and Bloomington, Minnesota, as well as Hudson, Wisconsin, Eckberg is ideally situated to support municipal clients across both states. Its services encompass city attorney, prosecution, labor and employment, Eckberg Training Institute, and law enforcement education and training, all dedicated to building strong communities.
  • Gallagher
    Gallagher Benefit Services public sector consultants are ready to help you manage your organization and your people. The organization helps you put programs into place that address your employees’ most important issues. Gallaher’s process provides data that shows trends and gaps that focus on organizational, physical and emotional, financial and career well-being. From there, It creates holistic strategies and innovative solutions that address your most pressing risks and prevent future problems.
  • ISG
    For 50 years, ISG’s multi-disciplinary professionals have proudly provided Minnesota counties and communities with right-sized architecture, engineering, environmental, and planning services. Focused on building trusting relationships, integrating new technologies, and creating custom solutions, we can help you achieve your goals. Connect with us to experience our listen-first approach and collaborative process in action as we make a difference for public works, government, sports, and recreation sectors across the state.
  • LeVander, Gillen & Miller, P.A.
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
    Taft’s Public Finance and Economic Development group provides public finance and related services to hundreds of municipalities each year. Its lawyers serve as bond, issuer, and disclosure counsel, as well as provide legal services in related areas such as tax, securities, real estate, environmental, construction, data privacy, Open Meeting Law, and conflicts of interest.

Business Associates

Acceptance of an organization in the sponsorship program does not constitute an endorsement by the League of Minnesota Cities, nor does it represent an opinion about the quality of an organization’s products or services.