Advising and Management Services
Contracted Executive and CFO Roles
Utility Business Modeling and Formation
Financing Strategies and Analysis
Broadband and Electric Utility Operations
Customer Research and Engagement
Entrepreneurial Development Programs
kas co-founded and co-manages the Community Broadband Action Network and Broadband Development Partners LLC to help community leaders identify needs and provide solutions to broadband access issues.
SmartSource Consulting and Kielkopf Advisory Services collaborate on these initiatives and many of the engagements listed on this page.
Communities and Utilities
Current and Recent Engagements
Vinton Communications Utility Launch Services.
Fort Dodge, IA Telecom Pre-Feasibility Study.
Red Oak, IA Telecom Pre-Feasibility Study.
Adair, IA Community Engagement and Public/Private Partnership Planning.
Carlisle Electric Utility Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska (MEAN) rep.
City of Charles City, IA Telecom Utility Pre-Feasibility Study and RFI.
Pella, IA Broadband Situational Assessment.
Carlisle, IA Interim City Administrator.
Maple Tree Marketplace and LaunchPad65 launch strategy development.
Vinton Communications Utility Financing Analysis and Feasibility Study Review.
Reinbeck Telecommunications Utility Strategic Plan.
Belmond Telecom Pre-Feasibility Study.
Decorah, IA Telecom Utility Feasibility Study Review.
Ft. Morgan, CO Public/Private Partnership RFI process.
New Hampton, IA Telecom Utility Pre-Feasibility Study.
Maquoketa, IA Telecom Utility Pre-Feasibility Study.
Iowa Fiber Alliance planning team.