Processes that unearth shared goals, and methods that dig deep to understand stakeholders, external landscapes, and ecosystems. Unparalleled research drives to the heart of pressing problems. More...

Training and coaching on leading the people side of change. Common topics include stakeholder analysis and managing change. More...

Coalition and collaborative management to keep partners engaged and manage tactical execution. More...



SDK is a boutique strategy and public affairs consulting agency committed to helping clients define issues, engage communities and build momentum. We blend background in people insights and big data with real-world experience leading campaigns and building people's capacity for change.

We're expert in seeing the connections others miss and translating those insights into compelling stories and actionable strategies. We build commitment to shared visions across diverse silos, organizations and perspectives. We shape issues in fresh ways.  We create external relations teams and partnership systems with staying power. We engage communities on their terms. We build human bridges and facilitate networks to inform plans, projects and policies.

Our expertise is in hearing, understanding and motivating people. Our experience in a multitude of issues brings added ability to find opportunities for cross-sector and cross-issue solutions where others see confusion. Meet our team.





81 South 9th Street, Suite 310

Minneapolis, MN 55402

Stephanie (at)

Tel: 612-437-0899

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