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

Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER)

Founded in 1961, the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) is a membership organization that promotes excellence in community and economic research by working to improve data availability, enhance data quality, and foster learning about regional economic analytic methods. C2ER accomplishes this mission by: Conducting training, advocacy, and research Delivering innovative products and services […]


Delaware Valley Industrial Resource Center

The DVIRC is an economic development organization established in 1988. We focus exclusively on the region’s manufacturing community to grow business value by providing direct services in three key areas: Consulting Services Executive Network Groups Training/Education


Development District Association of Appalachia

The Development District Association of Appalachia (DDAA) is a membership organization of the 73 Local Development Districts (LDD’s) serving the 420 counties of the Appalachia Region. The DDAA works to strengthen LDDs and their member governments and to provide leadership to support the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) federal-state-local partnership.


District of Columbia Department of Employment Services

The Department of Employment Services provides comprehensive employment services to ensure a competitive workforce, full employment, life-long learning, economic stability and the highest quality of life for all District residents.


East Tennessee Regional Planning

In collaboration with Wallace Roberts Todd and other partners, the Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness assisted PlanET in creating and implementing an ambitious multi-jurisdictional plan that will integrate economic development, environment, infrastructure, and public health considerations into a comprehensive plan that addresses area needs. Led by the Knoxville-Knox County Metropolitan Planning Commission, PlanET was a three-phase […]