How We Do It
About VisionFirst Advisors
After 30 years of leading public and private economic development organizations in multiple states, Gray Swoope launched VisionFirst Advisors, LLC, an economic development consulting company that provides services focused on:
- Location advisory and site selection,
- State, regional and local economic development strategy,
- Organizational structure and management,
- Building high performance teams,
- Incentives negotiation and compliance,
- Workforce analysis,
- Result-driven marketing and communications, and
- Collaborative initiatives.
A wholly owned subsidiary of Butler Snow LLP, VisionFirst is a customer-driven consulting firm, acting seamlessly as an extension of the client team to develop strategy, solve problems, and deliver results while mitigating risks and barriers. We know that no two projects are the same and our approach is tailored to each of our clients. The VisionFirst team has experienced economic development at every level both from the perspective of the local community as well as that of the corporate client. Utilizing innovative research and personal outreach combined with our collective team’s 100 plus years of experience, VisionFirst has established itself as a go-to firm in the economic development consulting field with a variety of clients from more than 40 states.