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WVICU names Beakes new executive director and Three Point Strategies, LLC management firm

By | December 13th, 2018|Categories: News|

The board of directors of the West Virginia Independent Colleges and Universities (WVICU) announced today that Ben Beakes will serve as its executive director.  Beakes’ appointment is effective immediately.  Beakes is a 2002 graduate of the University of Charleston, a member-institution of the WVICU, where he also served as vice president for development from 2009-2014.  He [...]

3PS Celebrates Three Years in Business

By | August 29th, 2018|Categories: News|

Three Point Strategies, LLC (3PS) celebrated three years being in business this week.  “We see it as a privilege to serve our clients,” said Ben Beakes, managing member.  “Many of the clients that joined us in the beginning are still with us today.  I am truly grateful for them as we work to create opportunities for [...]

3PS welcomes Guilliams, expands services

By | July 18th, 2018|Categories: News|

Three Point Strategies, LLC (3PS) is proud to announce and welcome Rebecca Guilliams to its team.  Guilliams will be working as an Associate to Ben Beakes, the founder and managing member of 3PS. “I am very excited about the growth of my company,” Beakes said.  “Rebecca will be an asset to 3PS and our clients.  Among [...]

3PS turns 2!

By | September 5th, 2017|Categories: News|

Celebrating the second anniversary of the founding of my company, Three Point Strategies, LLC, wasn't as eventful as the first -  yet is was more special. Each year around Labor Day I get to tell the story of how I started my company. First, there was no "I" it was certainly a "we".  Several people advised, [...]

To listen or speak: A lesson from Proverbs

By | July 20th, 2017|Categories: News|

Politics.  The stereotypical image of politics is a bunch of talking heads.  Unfortunately the 24-hour, soundbite, gotcha national media has created a mess of our political system and in some way or another we are all willing participants. I saw an ad running through the social media channels regarding the healthcare debate.  Essentially it said we [...]

Does the Legislative Process Hinder Good Ideas?

By | March 21st, 2017|Categories: News|

This week at the West Virginia Legislature is commonly referred to as "crossover week."  As a West Virginia lobbyist this particular week is stressful and high-paced.  Why? Due to its design, the Legislature requires that all bills be passed out of their assigned committee by a certain date, and that all bills pass their original chamber [...]

Happy Anniversary – Three Point Strategies turns ONE

By | September 1st, 2016|Categories: News|

One year ago today we launched Three Point Strategies, LLC.  It has been a rewarding year. We began with one client and now serve multiple clients in many different industries including: energy, telecommunications, education, technology, insurance, and general business issues.  Thank you to our clients who chose Three Point Strategies for your government affairs and public [...]

Three Point Strategies forms alliance, expands services to Pennsylvania

By | August 17th, 2016|Categories: News|

See article in Pittsburgh Business Times PITTSBURGH/Charleston, W.Va. – Aug. 17, 2016 – Cohen & Grigsby Public Affairs Group is pleased to announce its strategic alliance with Three Point Strategies, a government affairs firm specializing in state and local government relations based in Charleston, West Virginia. Through this relationship, Cohen & Grigsby’s Public Affairs Group and [...]

Back to School – Thank a Teacher

By | August 3rd, 2016|Categories: News|

It’s here.  School gets back into session very soon.  For many teachers across West Virginia this week marked the beginning of a new year – at least getting prepared for it. Sometimes I wonder if we take for granted the things we have.  Many of us take for granted the work our teachers put into their [...]

Hope and Good News

By | July 7th, 2016|Categories: News|

Hope and Good News When I started my business, Three Point Strategies, LLC, my main mission was to help job creators through policy advocacy in order to promote a more job-friendly environment in West Virginia.  It is wonderfully satisfying to see parts of my dream come to life. The WV Regional Technology Park, a client of [...]