Heller and Heller Consulting, LLC.

Recent Projects

 

We have worked with park and recreation agencies all across the United States. Our experience with a wide variety of institutional goals and findings from park systems of all sizes and types insures that we are able to contribute to the success of your park system.

Please let us know what you would like to accomplish in your neighborhood and we will provide references from our recent experience that demonstrate our ability to have a positive impact on your community.

 

Master Plans

Master Plan Partnerships

  • Grand Rapids, MI Parks and Recreation with Sasaki Associates

  • Howard County MD Recreation and Parks with Sasaki Associates

  • Bartlett Park District, with Hitchcock Design Group

  • Lombard Park District IL, with Hitchcock Design Group

  • City of Maryland Heights Parks and Recreation Department with Vireo

  • Northfield Park District IL, with Hitchcock Design Group

  • City of Lincolnwood Parks and Recreation, IL with Hitchcock Design Group

  • Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources with AECOM

  • Bloomfield, CT Leisure Services Department

  • Clive, IA with Genus Landscape Architects

  • Waukee, IA with Genus Landscape Architects

  • Elgin, IL Parks and Recreation with JJR


Strategic Plans

  • Glenview Park District, IL

  • Preservation Parks of Delaware County, OH

  • Lake Bluff Friends of the Park District Foundation, IL

  • Milwaukee Department of Recreation and Community Services

  • Dundee Township Park District IL

  • Concord, MA Recreation Department Facility Strategic Plan

  • Five Rivers MetroParks, OH

  • South East Special Parks and Recreation Association, IL

 

Organizational Assessment

 
 
 

Organizational Assessments/Staffing/Structure/Efficiency Studies

  • Brookline MA, Department of Recreation

  • Brookline MA, Public Safety Business Office

  • Brookline MA, Planning Department

  • Kent County MI

  • City of Columbia, MO

  • Lake Metroparks, Ohio Farmpark Assessment

  • Maricopa County, AZ

  • City of Richmond, VA

  • Kentucky State Parks

  • City of Aiken, SC

  • Broward County, FL

  • Rancho Cordova, CA

  • Fair Oaks Park and Recreation District, CA

  • Orangevale Park and Recreation District, CA


Recreation Program Assessments

  • Algonquin, IL

  • City of Richmond, VA

  • Mecklenburg County, NC

  • Homewood Flossmoor Park District, IL

  • Maricopa County, AZ

  • Wheeling Park District, IL

  • Warrenville Park District, IL

  • Blue Valley Recreation Commission, IL

  • City of Durango, CO

  • Kentucky State Parks

 

Recent Speaking Engagements

2018

  • New Jersey Recreation and Parks Association State Conference

  • Keynote at the Pennsylvania State Conference

  • Maryland Recreation and Parks Leadership Institute

  • NRPA Director’s School in Oak Brook IL

  • NRPA Congress in Indianapolis

  • Illinois Parks and Recreation Conference

  • Michigan Recreation and Parks Association State Conference

  • Connecticut Parks and Recreation Quarterly Meeting

  • Texas Recreation and Parks State Conference

  • Massachusetts Recreation and Parks Association State Conference

2017

  • NRPA Conference in New Orleans

  • VA Recreation and Parks Society Annual Conference

  • Illinois Parks and Recreation State Conference

  • Maine Recreation and Parks Association State Conference

  • Maryland Recreation and Parks Association State Conference

2016

  • New Hampshire Recreation and Parks Association State Conference

  • National Recreation and Park Congress, St. Louis

  • Illinois Parks and Recreation State Conference

  • Massachusetts Recreation and Parks Association State Conference

  • Texas Recreation and Parks Association Leadership Academy

2015

  • Ohio Parks and Recreation State Conference

  • Agents of Change Symposium, Atlanta

  • National Recreation and Park Congress, Las Vegas

  • Illinois Parks and Recreation Association State Conference