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

Baltimore Workforce Funders Collaborative

The Baltimore Workforce Funders Collaborative (BWFC) is a public/private partnership dedicated to advancing the labor market prospects of unemployed and underemployed Baltimore City residents while meeting the needs of our region’s employers for a skilled workforce. Our Collaborative aims to: Build pathways to well-paying jobs with career advancement possibilities in targeted industries in the Baltimore […]


Baltimore Workforce Funders Collaborative

We are a membership association striving to add value and capacity for our members, a network connecting a growing community of donors across Maryland and a partner with nonprofits and community leaders working to advance the impact of the social sector as a whole.


BrightHive, Inc.

A BrightHive Data Trust allows networks of organizations to securely and responsibly share and collaborate with data, generating new insights and increasing their combined impact.


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.


Business Leaders for Michigan

Business Leaders for Michigan (BLM) is the state’s business roundtable, composed of the chairpersons, CEOs or most senior executives of the state’s largest job providers and universities. Together, our members power one-third of the state’s economy and educate nearly one-half of the state’s university students, which makes us a powerful driver for economic development and change. BLM’s […]