Wisely Building Equitable Pathways to the Middle-Class
International Award-winning social impact advisory firm that focuses on equitable economic development that unlocks the full potential of the local economy by dismantling barriers and expanding opportunities for low-income people and underrepresented communities. 

CW&A, LLC achieves our goal of building entrepreneurial eco-systems by creating an equitable pathway to the middle-class. Our goal is secured through access to workforce and professional development training while also connecting business-owners to wrap around services, mentorship, technical Assitance, access to micro-capital, and by promoting social entrepreneurship and civic engagement.
Who are we?
CW&A, LLC (Connell Wise & Associates, LLC) headquartered in Washington D.C.  with offices in Hong Kong (SAR), is a boutique International Social impact advisory firm that focuses on International Equitable Business Development, Industrial Organizational and Public Affairs. The firm works with government and commercial clients around the world to deliver practical solutions and achieve lasting results. 

Since then we have become an International Award winning firm that has grown to do business in China and opening a new arm headquartered in Hong Kong (SAR). CW&A provides a wide range of services to our clients including but not limited to: business technical assistance, referral services, entrepreneurship training, access to capital, bookkeeping, policy research, and government relations. CW&A strives to offer diverse services that increase our clients’ wealth, assets, and business leadership knowledge. 


List of all our Services
Business Planing Tools
Government Affairs
​​Business Development
Need help taking your venture to the next level? Let our Certfied Consultant take the the brain drain out of the solution.

With  our visioning and organization development consulting to Fortune 500 companies, professional services firms, non-profit organizations, social ventures, and small to mid-size businesses nation-wide 
Informed in the law, the process, the politics, and the players. We can provide you with a full multitude of government relation services

Let CW&A connect you with the advisors to help with short and long-term strategic planning.

CW&A provides a wide range of full services to our clients including but not limited to: business technical assistance, referral services, entrepreneurship training, access to capital, bookkeeping, policy research, information technology (IT) services, and government relations. We have clients all over the United States and around the world. 

 For a full list of the services the CW&A provides.​​
Access to Capital
Workforce Development
The Young Entrepreneur-In-Residence (YEIR)

In partnership with Life Assets,Inc the nations #1 micro lender. We offer seed loans of $100-$5,000 SBA micro loans. Based on the based on the Grameen lending model a nonprofit organization in Washington D.C. whose primary purpose is to provide financial services to the unbanked and underbanked.

Life Asset Inc. has established a loan fund, the Life Asset Loan Fund (LALF), providing small loans to entrepreneurs who want to start or grow a small business but are having difficulties getting loans from traditional banks. 
CW&A in partnership with Ed2Go offers online open enrollment programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations. Washington Institute for Social Entrepreneurship (Wise Institute).

Our programs are designed by a team of professionals from each respective field, providing you with effective web-based learning programs. 

The Young Entrepreneur-In-Residence (Y.E.I.R.) is responsible for developing new entrepreneurial opportunities and expanding existing opportunities within the CW&A community. Under the direction of the Managing Partner or an agent thereof, CW&A or the Washington Institute for Social Entrepreneurship (Wise Institute), the Y.E.I.R. will lecture, mentor student startups, and bring real-world expertise and entrepreneurial practice to the Runway Program.."
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Since 2017
Our Impact

Helped Business Secured Micro- Financings of $45,000​​​

Veterans and Under-Represented Persons Helped
Owned Firms Helped
Helped create Businesses in Washington, DC

Just a few of our awards...