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

Catawba Valley Community College

Catawba Valley Community College is an innovative, comprehensive community college that fosters an environment focused on Academic Excellence, Globalization and Diversity, Economic and Workforce Development, and Student and Community Engagement to empower individuals and enrich the community through premier educational programs and services centered on teaching and learning.


Cedar Valley Regional Partnership

The Cedar Valley Regional Partnership is a six-county economic development marketing partnership focused on attracting business investments to Iowa. It specifically focuses on advanced manufacturing; leading logistics; food processing; agri-based biotechnology; information technology; and entrepreneurial development.


Centralina Council of Governments

The Centralina Council of Governments (CCOG) is located in the Central Piedmont of North Carolina and encompasses nine counties and 74 municipalities, representing almost two million people and headquartered in the City of Charlotte.


Chatham-Kent Strategic Workforce Planning Board

The board’s main role is to function as a broker of local research, disseminator of information, and facilitator of collaborative partnership development. Our intent is to identify needs and facilitate solutions to attract, train and retain a sustainable workforce through community partnerships.