IRENIC CONSULTING GROUP, LLC

Expertise with Style

 
DIVERSITY

 

Irenic employs diversity and inclusion strategies that are aligned with the goals of your organization and that contribute to your business.  Irenic’s solutions implement programs with impact to achieve measurable outcomes and sustainable change.

COMMUNITY OUTREACH

 

Because Irenic is engaged in the community, the company has the programs to communicate their client’s goals and needs.  Irenic has the outreach strategies to connect a client’s ideas or practices to the public.

 

RECRUITING

Irenic is responsible for putting candidates and employers together. Using a blend of strategic employer branding and inbound recruiting designed to capture the attention of passive candidates, Irenic is an expert at both finding and identifying talent.

 

RETAIL CONCESSIONS

The owners of Irenic are owners of over thirty retail stores. They have expertise in the ownership, management and operation of various retail establishments. They understand how to conduct market research, define your niche and develop your brand. 

 

Lorraine Marshall

Lorraine Marshall understands the different ways to benefit her business clients — by using her business expertise, people skills and professionalism to connect companies in the Las Vegas Area with other small and large businesses.  As President of Irenic Consulting Group, LLC, she generates successful results for her clients by understanding their needs and utilizing her Six Sigma Blackbelt experience to resolve concerns and find workable solutions. She has earned the reputation of being a successful businesswoman by owning several retail businesses along with Irenic which specializes in diversity training, recruiting and consulting DBE/MBE/WBE businesses.  She attends to each job personally and recruits those around her to do the same.    

Her hard work, enthusiasm and commitment to excellence inspires success in any group to work toward successful contracts and sustainable working relationships.

 

Lorraine has served in a variety of leadership roles in business and has assisted in many areas of corporate and business development:

 

  • Has over 25 years of experience working in a construction and engineering environment with Reynolds Electrical and Engineering Company, Bechtel Nevada, National Security Technologies, Bechtel SAIC and USA Repository Services 

  • Prepared and monitored Affirmative Action Plans for five states.

  • Six Sigma Black Belt – Process improvement efforts

  • Developed and ran pilot tests in process improvement efforts

  • Diversity Manager for 2,500 employees located in five states and international locations

  • Developed training modules and conducted training in areas such as: Diversity, anti-harassment, quality and manager training

  • Nevada University System Chancellor Jim Rodger’s Diversity Council

  • West Career & Technical Academy Business School Steering Committee

 

Lorraine earned her B.S. Administrative and Managerial Sciences & B.S. Economics from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  She is Chair of DreamSpring Alternative Financing (formally Accion) Client Advisory Board and serves on the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Board, Nevada Department of Transportation DBE/SBE Advisory Group, and is a member of the Nevada Contractor’s Association Diversity & Inclusion Committee.  She has served on the Urban Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Sunrise Hospital Institutional Review Board, Opportunity Village Board of Directors, State of Nevada Vocational Rehabilitation Council and Clark County Air Pollution Control Hearing Board.

Lorraine is an owner in AC (Airport Concessionaires), LLC is a joint venture partner in the Hudson Las Vegas JV. AC is an owner in over thirty stores at McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas, NV, including Coach, Victoria's Secret, Life is Good, Tech on the Go and the Hudson News and Gifts stores. AC, LLC, is a certified ACDBE airport concession retail company. Lorraine is also an owner in Candy Cove, a candy store, at McCarran International Airport.

 

 

Clifton Marshall

Clifton Marshall, the Vice-President of Irenic, is a registered architect in the State of Nevada and served as Vice Chair of the Clark County Planning Commission.  He understands the needs of small businesses and how to make them successful. Clifton has served as the Chair of the Small Business Advisory Council of the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance and the Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the Urban Chamber of Commerce, Las Vegas.  He is President of AC, LLC dba Airport Concessionaires and Candy Cove.

Clifton earned a B.S. Architecture from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA.  He has served on the Nevada Economic Development Coalition and the Southern Nevada Water Authority Integrated Water Planning Advisory Committee.

Awards

  • Urban Chamber of Commerce Micro Business of the Year Award

  • Woman of Distinction in Business and Retail Award from the National Association of Women Business Owners

  • Women in Business and Politics Award from the Urban Chamber of Commerce


 

  • Woman-Owned Business (WBE)

  • Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)

  • Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE)

  • Small Business Enterprise (SBE)

  • Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)

 

 

 

 

 

  • NAICS 445120 Convenience food stores

  • NAICS 445292 Candy stores, packaged, retailing only

  • NAICS 541611 Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services

  • NAICS 541614 Process, Physical Distribution, and Logistics Consulting Services

  • NAICS 611513 Apprenticeship Training

  • NAICS 624310 Vocational Rehabilitation Services

  • NAICS 722511 Full-Service Restaurants

  • NAICS 722513 Limited-Service Restaurants

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