Cicero Group

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Cicero Group is an American management consulting firm. It conducts qualitative and quantitative analysis in order to guide strategic management decisions. It runs a number of subsidiary companies, including Dan Jones & Associates, Education Direction, and Cicero Partners. Cicero has offered consulting services to companies such as Microsoft, Disney, AT&T, Overstock, Procter & Gamble, Dow Chemical Company, Coca-Cola, and Google.

Founded in 2001, the company moved from California to Utah in 2006. In 2010, Cicero Group purchased Dan Jones & Associates, a Utah-based polling company.[1]

In early 2016, Cicero Group was extended a $2 million loan by the Salt Lake City Redevelopment Agency Board to help the company move into and convert retail space in the struggling Gateway District complex.[2] The move comes as part of a larger refurbishing of the complex,[3] which had struggled due to the 2008 financial crisis and the construction of a competitor mall in the same area.[4] Cicero Group broke ground on the new building in June of 2016.[5]

Cicero Group is recognized by Utah Business Magazine as one of the state's "Best Companies to Work For,"[6][7] is one of Utah's "Fast 50,"[8][9][10] and has received "Best of State" awards for its data services.[11][12][13]


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  2. Semerad, Tony (Mar 16 2016). "Salt Lake City gives $2M loan to company buying Gateway building". The Salt Lake Tribune. Retrieved 5 August 2016. 
  3. Gochnour, Natalie. "The Gateway Re-Imagined: A new owner promises to restore vibrancy to the drooping property". Utah Business Magazine. Retrieved 5 August 2016. 
  4. Semerad, Tony (Jan 15, 2015). "Slump deepens at Salt Lake City’s Gateway mall". The Salt Lake Tribune. Retrieved 5 August 2016. 
  5. "Cicero Group Breaks Ground on New Building at Gateway". Utah Business Magazine. Retrieved 5 August 2016. 
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  10. The Utah 100 celebrates 20 years of success in Utah business, Mountain West Capital Network,, retrieved October 24, 2015 
  11. Best of State 2014, Best Of State,, retrieved October 24, 2015 
  12. Best of State 2015, Best Of State,, retrieved October 23, 2015 
  13. Best of State 2016, Best of State,, retrieved August 3, 2016 

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