Build & Grow Relationships

The best policies are based on data-driven research, using engaged, diverse stakeholders and by fostering thought that motivates people to think regionally. It is a process that CREC has done successfully since 2009, and it has helped expand our client base and grow communities. Clients vary from single municipalities and private-sector firms:

• Cities • Think tanks
• States • National organizations

Client Philosophy

Time and expertise have proven that investing in these values – investing in our clients – pays dividends:

 

 

Interested in becoming a client? Reach out to our CEO, Ken Poole, at kpoole@crec.net.

Client Catalogue

East Tennessee Regional Planning

In collaboration with Wallace Roberts Todd and other partners, the Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness assisted PlanET in creating and implementing an ambitious multi-jurisdictional plan that will integrate economic development, environment, infrastructure, and public health considerations into a comprehensive plan that addresses area needs. Led by the Knoxville-Knox County Metropolitan Planning Commission, PlanET was a three-phase […]

Economic Developers Council of Ontario

EDCO will provide leadership to enhance the professional development of its members; advance economic development as a profession and support our municipalities in fostering economic prosperity in the province of Ontario.

EntreWorks Consulting

Based in Arlington, VA, EntreWorks Consulting is an economic development consulting and policy development firm focused on helping communities, businesses, and organizations achieve their entrepreneurial potential.   EntreWorks works with a diverse base of clients including state and local governments, Chambers of Commerce, business leaders, educational institutions, and non-profits. Since its founding, EntreWorks has worked with […]

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

The Ewing Marion Kauffman is a private non-profit organization established by the late entrepreneur and philanthropist Ewing Marion Kauffman. The Kauffman Foundation, based in Kansas City, Missouri, is among the largest private foundations in the United States.