May 10, 2017
Prepared by Bob Holsworth, Ph.D., DecideSmart
This initial analysis was produced by DecideSmart at the request of GROW Capital Jobs Foundation. It's purpose was to bring its Board and GO Virginia's Region 4 Council members up to speed on available existing economic data and research prior to launching development of the regions Economic Growth and Diversification Plan.
That Plan will guide the Board and the Council it serves in developing a strategy consistent with GO Virginia's guidelines and the strengths and opportunities to generate—and fill—more higher paying jobs.