Pete Carlson, is President, Regional Growth Strategies. Pete Carlson has thirty years of experience in consulting, research, and policy analysis. For the past eight years, his work has focused on helping regional leaders develop strategies and build partnerships that promote economic growth and opportunity. He has conducted in-depth studies of over a dozen regions, exploring what approaches they are taking to grow their economies, where the leadership is coming from for those efforts, and how workforce issues are being addressed as part of that process.

“Pete Carlson, is President, Regional Growth Strategies. Pete Carlson has thirty years of experience in consulting, research, and policy analysis. For the past eight years, his work has focused on helping regional leaders develop strategies and build partnerships that promote economic growth and opportunity. He has conducted in-depth studies of over a dozen regions, exploring what approaches they are taking to grow their economies, where the leadership is coming from for those efforts, and how workforce issues are being addressed as part of that process.