Plan Your Economic Future

CREC facilitates meaningful conversations between public and private sector leaders to identify and evaluate chronic or emerging economic and workforce challenges.
Addressing those challenges involves:

• Collaborative strategies that generate stakeholder consensus
• Customized, growth-oriented solutions
• Developing and implementing plans

Customized Planning

Sustainable, effective plans require thought, energy, and crucial stakeholder buy-in. CREC’s planning process evolves based on each project, and we recognize that planning builds on past efforts. For every project, CREC facilitates your efforts by helping you:

  • Create jobs
  • Generate economic prosperity
  • Ensure that you can successfully manage the ongoing implementation process

Guiding Your Region for Decades to Come

Beyond leading the economic planning process, our staff is also trained to help regional leaders:

  • Facilitate stakeholder meetings with the goals of achieving issue consensus and/or plan buy-in
  • Bring private and public sector leaders together to have effective conversations and develop consensus around important issues
  • Develop tailored case examples that highlight best practices from regions with similar challenges
  • Establish benchmarks for success and processes for measuring them

For more information about past experiences putting together economic or workforce development strategies and implementation plans, please feel free to reach out to our CEO, Ken Poole, directly at

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