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Leadership In Times of Crisis

Thoughts from the VisionFirst team related to the recent hurricanes: Recovery to Rebuild by Gray Swoope The VisionFirst team has all of those impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma in our thoughts and prayers. These storms will impact people’s lives, … Continue reading

Economic Development Websites

If this is your primary marketing tool – then why are you putting so little effort into it? As economic development marketing specialists, communities perennially ask us “What comprises an outstanding economic development website?”  VisionFirst reviews community, state and regional … Continue reading

VisionFirst Team Activities

Melissa Medley and Gray Swoope recently meet with leaders from Columbia County and the Department of Economic Development Office in Lake City, Florida to discuss ways to market the North Florida Mega Industrial Park.   The 2,622 acre site, owned by … Continue reading

Consultant Connect

VisionFirst President & CEO, Gray Swoope was one of the presenting consultants at the recent Consultant Connect Summit Series event in Atlanta.  The Summit was held at the Georgia Power economic development office on the campus of Georgia Tech in … Continue reading

Pflanz Joins VisionFirst Team

Molly Pflanz has joined VisionFirst Advisors as an executive assistant and in addition will be handling the firm’s office operations out of the Tallahassee office.  No stranger to economic development, Molly previously worked for Enterprise Florida, Inc., supporting the marketing … Continue reading