R.G. Russell's original 1873 architectural plans for Yale University’s Win- chester Observatory on Canner Street in New Haven, Connecticut. They didn’t have a business plan, and the Panic of 1873 cut the project in half.

Our clients in the private sector have included Colgate, KPMG, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, WOW Brands, San Francisco Coffee (Malaysia, Singapore, Japan and Hong Kong), Time Life Books, America Online, Inc., Computer Sciences Corporation, QuadraMed Corporation, and MedSphere Corporation.

Our clients in the government sector have included one of the largest educational systems in the world, the U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Agency for International Development, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.


High-end corporate publications, polished proposals, state-of-the-art management development, human resources engineering, compliance with EEOC regulations, cultural diversity planning. The business of the 21st century needs it all.

We can help.


Canner Street Consulting
39488 Bolington Road
Lovettsville, Virginia, 20180
Telephone: (540) 822-5096
E-mail:        inquiries@cannerstreet.com

Bertil C. Nelson
Bert is a Ph.D. graduate of the University of Connecticut who undertook post-doctoral courses in accounting, business, and law at Bernard Baruch College. Bert’s experience includes human resources leadership and management, writing and editing, higher education administration and teaching, corporate training management and leadership, healthcare training and educational and business consulting. Bert has designed systems to deliver and cost-out the production of distance learning programs. Bert’s interests beyond work include writing, public service, and woodworking projects.

Christina N. Huth
Christina, alumna of Barnard College at Columbia University, is a publications specialist with over 25 years experience in writing, editing, documentation management, and production. She has written and edited books, journals, newspapers, and magazines, and written features, columns, and articles for a wide variety of publications. She has designed publications, set up publications departments, and managed publications and editing teams, for private sector as well as government clients. She is a gardener, a cook, and a passionate student of 16th century English history.

Robert F. Davis
Robert F. Davis has 40 years of experience providing counsel for educational and not-for-profit institutions. His consulting expertise spans foundation development, planned and major giving, and marketing. He has served as vice president for advancement at Bryan College in Tennessee, consulting vice president for advancement and alumni affairs at Liberty University in Virginia, vice president of marketing for GreenTree Industries of New Jersey, vice president of marketing for Nelson, Reed & Moore, director of development at Eastern Christian School (NJ), professor at three colleges and master at three preparatory schools in the New York metropolitan area. Rob has been honored in Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers and Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals. He has been married to his wife Patricia for 45 years, and has two grown children and six grandchildren.

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