Everyone deserves to live in a place they can be proud of. You can provide your community a path forward, I can help.
As a leading voice on issues of civic pride, resident apathy, community wellness and revitalization, I am available to present at your next conference or community function.
If your audience is ready to consider a new approach to community and economic development, contact me about online or in person speaking opportunities.
- Civic Pride and Civic Apathy
- Civic Wellness
- The 12 Myths of Main Street
- The Power of Place
Trainings, Workshops & Conference Sessions
We can’t keep pretending everything is okay and hope our community struggles improve on their own. I take a blunt approach to my workshops and trainings because there is an urgency to improving civic health, and combating apathy can’t wait.
Charting a new course forward requires considering new ideas. As a trainer, I will provide your attendees with a different for thinking about the conviction to do something with those ideas.
Training & Facilitation
- Building Local Developers
- Badass Your Board
- Creating a Proud Place
- Strategic Planning
July 2022 - DeLand, FL - POMS Conference
June 2022 - Sterling, IL - Civic Pride Workshop
June 2022 - Defiance, Ohio - Civic Pride Workshop
June 2022 - Skowhegan, ME - Build Maine Conference
May 2022 - Richmond, VA - National Main Street Conference
2022 - DeFuniak Springs, Florida - Civic Pride Presentation
2022 - Panama City, Florida - Civic Pride Presentation
2022 - Williams County Ohio - Economic Development Annual Summit
2022 - Main Street Arkansas - Quarterly Training
2022 - Terrebonne Parish Louisiana - Civic Pride Workshop
2021 - Main Street Alabama - Annual Conference Keynote
2021 - Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development - 2021 Main Street Training Series
2021 - Hammond, Louisiana - Annual Board Meeting Presentation
2020 - Louisiana River Parishes - Annual Summit Presentation
2020 - Window Preservation Alliance of America - Annual Meeting Keynote
2020 - St. Petersburg Florida - Main Street Board Training
2020 - Florida Main Street and Florida Trust for Historic Preservation - Annual Meeting Keynote
2019 - Michigan Downtown Association - Annual Meeting Keynote
2019 - Main Street Iowa - Quarterly Training
2019 - Texas Downtown Association - Annual Meeting Keynote