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August 26, 2001

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Should Americas inner cities be given up for dead?Ê Not according to the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City.Ê ICIC is an innovative organization, founded by Harvard Business School professor and business strategy guru Michael Porter who believes that inner cities represent a new frontier of untapped markets.

Liz Reynolds heads ICICs City Advisory Practice, providing advisory and research services on inner city business development and cluster strategy. Her clients include corporations, city and state governments and community organizations. In the past year, she has led ICICs engagement in St. Louis, MO, sponsored by that citys leading corporations.

Before joining ICIC, Liz worked in both financial services and public policy research, as a Financial Analyst at Goldman Sachs, and as a policy analyst at the Institute for Research on Public Policy in Montreal.

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