Our Preferred Partners
Experienced Partners with Exceptional Quality Create a Team that Delivers Solutions
RiverLink often brings together teams to address the issues that our clients bring to us. Across Virginia we have identified professional service partners whose quality, reliability, creativity, experience and responsiveness align with our mission. The partners below are not only friends and peers; they are exceptional partners.
Martina is a Researcher and Economic Development Specialist with Mangum Economics and is based in Richmond. In prior work as an independent consultant, she has been involved in a variety of economic development consulting projects for communities and non-profit organizations. She has performed SWOT analyses, compiled regional asset maps, and developed comprehensive community assessments and comparative analyses for strategic economic development plans, as well as produced industry analyses and corporate briefs for business retention and growth programs.
David’s career spans 38 years with 20 of those working in economic development. He joined SHEDC over 7 years ago and became a Managing Partner in 2019. David’s economic development expertise and project experiences include strategic economic development plans, organization review and improvement, market analysis, funding program development and implementation, product development, site location, international trade development and bridge management of economic development organizations.
To empower and support economic developers, public-sector agencies, and community stakeholders, ExecutivePulse created an unparalleled customer relationship management (CRM) system that makes building better cities easier. Since 1995, we’ve been intimately involved in the economic development industry, first as practitioners, and now as consultants and technology providers. Business retention and expansion (BR&E) is the most critical and cost-effective component of any economic development strategy. ExecutivePulse helps industry veterans and up-and-comers understand best practices, examine emerging trends, and implement cost-effective solutions.