Avalanche Consulting




Helps communities create jobs and investment. The firm specializes in economic research, target cluster analysis, and workforce and economic development strategies. Based in Austin, Texas, Avalanche’s principals have a combined 30+ years of experience crafting plans for communities across North America and Europe. Past clients include Upstate South Carolina; Charleston, South Carolina; Team Texas; Metro Orlando; Greater Helena, Montana; Greater Houston; Coahuila, Mexico; and Topeka, Kansas to name a few.

McCallum Sweeney Consulting



Is a national site selection firm that assists national and international corporations with evaluating expansion and relocation opportunities. The location decision is a complex one, involving a wide range of decision criteria, conflicting factors and considerable uncertainty. MSC uses a dynamic and open process that has been refined over many years of experience, coupled with the latest geographic information system (GIS) technology to assist our clients with selecting the optimal location for their facilities. Past clients include Boeing, Global Aeronautica, Michelin, Mitsubishi, Nissan, International Shipholding Corporation, Atlantic Marine, Nordex, Dollar General and LM Wind Power.

The Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL)

Is a national non-profit organization headquartered in Chicago that creates and manages effective learning strategies through partnerships with employers, higher education, the public sector and labor. CAEL works to remove organizational barriers to learning, streamline career and education pathways, and align workforce development activities around the needs of economic development target audiences.

Infinity Global Solutions

Brings together the people, the institutions and the financing that build the future. From creating public/private partnerships and consulting on economic development issues to building governmental relationships, IGS has the proven expertise to achieve objectives to the benefit of all parties involved. IGS is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.