to PR Firms 2001 Excerpt on Solem & Associates
a major oil company and the San Francisco board of supervisors wants
to force you to sell your gasoline outlets in the city, you call
Don Solem. If you're a development company hoping to build on a
prime mid-town location, and you want everything to go smoothly,
you call Don Solem. And if you're a citizen's group hoping to pass
a bond measure for environmental improvements, you call Don Solem.
At least that's what Chevron, Forest City Development and San Franciscans
for Better Parks did, and in each case the result was the same:
Associates is a highly focused public relations and public affairs
firm that handles government relations, corporate communications,
and risk management assignments for a diverse portfolio of clients
in northern California. The firm is well connected with city government
and with Bay Area opinion leaders, but it combines access with impressive
strategic communications skills, supported by an in-house research
capability and political campaign mentality..."