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

American Planning Association

The American Planning Association (APA) is an independent, not-for-profit educational organization that provides leadership in the development of vital communities. We measure our success by the successes of our members and the communities they serve.


Appalachian Regional Commission

The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) is a regional economic development agency that represents a partnership of federal, state, and local government. Established by an act of Congress in 1965, ARC is composed of the governors of the 13 Appalachian states and a federal co-chair, who is appointed by the president. Local participation is provided through multi-county local development districts.


Arizona Commerce Authority

The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) is an aggressive new organization that has a laser focus on recruitment of quality companies and jobs for Arizona as well as the expansion of companies already here. The ACA, formerly the Arizona Department of Commerce, has been re-created as a streamlined, business-savvy organization focused on producing results that benefit businesses and the Arizona economy.


Association of Public Data Users

The Association of Public Data Users (APDU) is a national network that links users, producers, and disseminators of government and open-access statistical data.


Business Development Advisors

Business Development Advisors is an economic development and market intelligence consulting firm that leaders at the local, state and national levels to increase business investment and job growth in their communities. Its services provide practical information that supports the day-to-day activities of economic developers. It also researches and analyzes economic issues and policy initiatives that affect regional economies.