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:



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Client Catalogue

Pennsylvania Economic Development Association

PEDA’s mission is to promote sound economic development policies, provide leading-edge economic development education and nurture an effective statewide economic development network to foster the economic growth of the Commonwealth. PEDA’s Membership is comprised of county and regional economic developers, state government economic development employees, utility and transportation executives, industrial development authority directors, operators of […]

Pew Charitable Trusts

Pew Charitable Trusts is an independent, non-profit organization – the sole beneficiary of seven individual trusts established between 1948 and 1979 by two sons and two daughters of Sun Oil Company founder Joseph N. Pew and his wife, Mary Anderson Pew.

Progress Lakeshore Foundation

Progress Lakeshore Foundation assists local businesses in their growth in the Manitowoc County area and to attract new businesses to the Manitowoc County area.

Projections Managing Partnership

The Projections Managing Partnership (PMP) is a national consortium of state labor market information offices funded by the U.S. Employment and Training Administration. The PMP is charged with maintaining the national infrastructure for the production of state and sub-state industry and occupational employment projections.

ProService Hawaii

ProService Hawaii is a company that’s passionate about people. We help you hire, retain and manage people day-to-day so you can stay focused on your most impactful work. We’re the largest and most experienced provider of HR solutions in Hawaii, founded to empower businesses like yours to succeed. When people thrive, businesses do too.