Cheyenne LEADS – Building a Workforce for Tomorrow

By Tony DeLisi In recent years, employers in Laramie County, Wyoming, have found it increasingly difficult to find workers to fill job openings. In July 2014, Cheyenne LEADS, the economic development organization representing Laramie County, came to Avalanche for help...

10 Critical Questions to Ask in 2015

By Amy Holloway We predict that 2015 will be a year of ideation in the field of economic development. Improved economic stability and more consistent deal flow will give EDOs space to think creatively and craft game-changing strategies. Big ideas start by asking tough...

Engaging Your Community: How to Propel Your Vision Forward

By Noelle Salerno The process of developing an economic development vision and strategy is as important as the end product. During our extensive experience as strategists, we have seen that community engagement can make the difference in whether a strategy succeeds or...