Business Affiliate Program
Business Affiliates


The Independent Colleges of Washington (ICW) Business Affiliate Program is designed to create affiliations between ICW and businesses whose products and services align with the mission of the 10 independent colleges and universities in Washington.


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Our Current Business Affiliates

Absco Solutions is your facility vulnerability expert. We collaborate with you to determine where your organization’s safety & security can be improved, then design systems that integrate best-in-class products to protect what’s important to you. Specializing in multiple building campuses we’ve been supplying the NW with since 1977. SOLUTIONS: Video Surveillance, Access Control, Mass Notification, Intrusion Detection, Fire Alarm/Life Safety, Intercom, System Integration, Emergency Communication

Contact:Dan Norton
Title:Director of Design
Phone: (206)-356-4617

Aon is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.

Contact: Mike Rask
Title: National Practice Leader, Higher Education
Phone(206) 467-4627

Lumenal is a full service lighting company, specializing in retrofit projects, we will do the audits, select and source the product, arrange for the maximum rebate from the applicable utility, install the product and controls, and guarantee our work. All work is performed with our own trained and certified electricians.

Contact: Paul Nordholm
Title: Sales Manager
Phone: (206) 450-4433

Founded more than 100 years ago by one of history’s great philanthropists, Andrew Carnegie, TIAA is committed to helping institutions and individuals pursue positive outcomes through an array of global, diversified financial services and a long-term investment perspective.

Contact: Joe Baumann
Title: Managing Consultant
Phone(425) 709-9764

At U. S. Bank, we’re proud of our long history of working with colleges and universities. As the nation’s fifth largest commercial bank, we have the financial strength and breadth of capabilities to provide a wide range of banking services to meet your institution’s unique requirements. The success of your institution has a direct impact on the vitality of our communities. Our comprehensive approach saves time and money, allowing your staff to focus on what’s truly important – your mission.

Contact: Betsy Cadwallader
Title: Puget Sound Market President
Phone(206) 344-2301


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