Brenda started Stonecipher Consulting Group to assist organizations and businesses with financial and operational challenges in finding innovative solutions that are cost-effective and actionable. She partners with selective specialists, when necessary, to ensure she provides her clients with valuable advice and recommendations that will keep them in the vanguard.

Brenda is a Pacific Northwest native, who holds a BA in English Literature from the University of Washington and an MBA from the UW Foster School of Business. She is a Certified Public Accountant. Over the past thirty years, Brenda has held positions as Executive Director, CEO, and CFO. The range of her industry experience includes private sector and nonprofit education, arts administration, government, healthcare, and politics. She brings a broad portfolio of expertise to her work, translating best practices and strategies from one industry to another.

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Lanie McMullin is a twenty-five year veteran of innovative economic strategies. Skilled in a broad spectrum of economic eco systems, Lanie has provided practical and accessible solutions

for a diverse range of clients, including urban cores, rural communities, cultural facilities and public assembly spaces, tourism development, municipal planning, and private development.

Lanie has had a part in the planning, permitting, developing, and construction of over seventy public assembly spaces.  These projects include performing arts centers, conference centers, arenas, visual arts centers, and fairgrounds. Additionally, her experience as Executive Director of Economic Development for a mid-sized municipality makes her a valuable liaison between government jurisdictions and private or nonprofit efforts.

Among other recognitions and appointments, Lanie was awarded the prestigious Washington State Governor’s Award for Innovator of the Year and The Public Official of the Year from the Washington State NAIOP Commercial Real Estate Development Association. 

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