Office of Regional Initiatives

CED Regional Initiatives


The CED Regional initiative will focus on highlighting Regionalizing Economic Development as well as emphasis on efficiency through regional collaboration. The Regional Initiative will look for ways to collaborate on common ED concerns facing the region as well as ways regional ED agencies and partners can share resources for more effective utilization of economic development dollars. The Regional Initiative will look to instill a mission driven culture.


Target Markets

Students, faculty, business owners, regional partners, media



Increase CED exposure and through this UMW exposure

Outline and explain relationships involving UMW and regional partners

Become a central point of contact to connect our faculty and students with regional initiatives and businesses seeking their assistance.

Market students to business. Create procedures to simplify the process of obtaining UMW interns.

Create a methodology for benchmarking, metrics, and analytics capability.