Engagement & outreach

Lewis County Economic Development Council (WA) – Workforce Development Training Needs Gaps Analysis

Challenge Lewis County, Washington, sought to mitigate job losses and community divestment resulting from the closure of the state’s only remaining coal-fired power plant, Trans­Alta. Under a grant from the US Economic Development Administration’s Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization (POWER) initiative, the community engaged TIP Strategies to …

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Greater Houston Partnership (TX) – Regional Workforce Development Task Force

Challenge Led by a resurgence in energy and petrochemicals, the greater Houston region experienced an extended period of unprecedented growth. With almost $20 billion in investment in new plants and facilities announced along the Gulf Coast, the region was in an enviable position. Employers, however, were concerned that the region …

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Greenville Area Development Corporation (SC)     – Economic Development Strategy

Challenge Located in South Carolina’s Upstate region, Greenville County is home to one of the nation’s most vibrant economies. Its long track record of attracting large-scale domestic and international investment has garnered media attention, including the front page of the Wall Street Journal and a segment on CBS’s 60 Minutes. …

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Irving Economic Development Partnership (TX) – BRE/COVID Response and Strategic Plan Progress Report

Challenge In 2017, the Irving City Council adopted a five-year economic development strategic plan (EDSP) prepared by TIP Strategies. The plan’s vision centered on solidifying Irving’s status as a premier location for business relocation and expansion. While Irving boasted many accolades in subsequent years, including landing several corporate recruitment projects, …

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Alaska Defense Industry Resiliency Initiative (ADIRI) – Best Practices & Stakeholder Outreach

Challenge The US military and defense sector represents a key driver in Alaska, accounting for tens of thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in federal spending. Yet, despite its outsized role, there were significant gaps in understanding among public sector decision makers at all levels of the impact of …

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College Success Foundation (Issaquah, WA) – Higher Education Capacity Study

Challenge In addition to administering the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship Program, the College Success Foundation (CSF) is charged with oversight of the Washington State Opportunity Expansion (WSOE) program. As part of this effort—which evaluates proposals from colleges and universities to increase the production of four-year degrees in high-demand fields—CSF sought …

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council (TN) – Labor Market Assessment for the Fort Campbell Region

Challenge Home to Fort Campbell, the nation’s third largest military installation, and a desirable mix of private-sector employment, the Clarksville-Montgomery County region has remained a magnet for population and employment growth, even during the national economic downturn. Maintaining the region’s quality of place and the employment opportunities that attracted this …

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Borderplex Alliance (TX) – Skills Gap Assessments (multiple engagements)

Challenge Employers in the El Paso area encountered difficulty finding talent to fill mission-critical positions in several of the region’s leading industries. As part of a business-led effort dedicated to driving economic growth, the Borderplex Alliance—in partnership with Workforce Solutions Borderplex, the Medical Center of the Americas Foundation, JP Morgan …

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