Manufacturing a New Future in Western North Carolina
CREC has done extensive work throughout North Carolina. One of our more recent projects took us to Hickory, NC, where, working with Catawba Valley Community College, we helped community leaders plot and prepare for the manufacturing future of the hard-hit, rural region.
Supporting Georgia's Work Ready Regions
Since 2008, CREC has worked with the Governor's Office of Workforce Development to provide each of the state's regions the labor force data and strategic planning assistance their policy-makers needed to make informed strategic workforce, economic and educational investments.
Nashville: Opportunities in an Urban Labor Market
In late 2010, CREC delivered the workforce study, "Leveraging the Labor Force for Economic Growth," to our client, the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce. The review, a follow up to CREC's 2007 study, provided area leaders with an updated analysis of how their region was impacted by the Great Recession.
Developing a New Economy in the Motor City
In partnership with Business Development Advisors, CREC established a framework for a potential life sciences initiative in Southeastern Michigan by informing and bringing together leading research, healthcare, and economic development leaders with the goal of identifying and leveraging existing assets.
CREC Speaks at GAO in Washington D.C.
Ron Kelly spoke on the topic of conflict resolution locally and globally during a panelist discussion hosted by the U.S. Government Accounting Office (GAO) in Washington D.C.
CREC Attends NASWA LMI Committee Meeting
Ken Poole and Ron Kelly attended the National Association of State Workforce Agencies' Labor Market Information (LMI) Committee meeting to provide an update on recent efforts of the LMI Institute.
CREC Guest Lectures at Virginia Tech
Ron Kelly was invitied by Dr. Margaret Cowell to guest lecture Urban Economics at Virginia Tech Unviersity's School of Public and International Affairs in Alexandria, Virginia.