December 7, 2018

It's been one of those years.  One of those crazy, exhilarating, terrifying, liberating, stomach churning, sleepless kind of years.  A year full of change, growth, emotion, achievement, mistakes and chock full of learning things the hard way. Seriously, I mean the hard...

October 2, 2018

Yesterday I posted a blog about a month long personal crusade that I am undergoing to take back my time, reconnect with important people in my life and attempt to spread some kindness in a world so filled with strife, anger, uncertainty and stress.  

The response w...

October 1, 2018



cru·sade | \ krü-ˈsād  \

Definition of Crusade

2: a remedial enterprise undertaken with zeal and enthusiasm


I’m going dark.  On social media.  For a month.

I have had a year full of profound chan...

August 25, 2018

Over the last several years I have been consumed with “stuff” in my life.  Too many materials things.  I’m not sure how it happened, but through some very sad loss, absorbing the “stuff” from two other households seemed to make things even worse and served to be the ti...

March 30, 2018

The concept of regionalism in the world of economic development is often at odds with the mission and objectives of local EDO's.

March 17, 2018

Every March 17th we celebrate St. Patrick's day by wearing green, drinking an inordinate amount of beer and toasting a Saint that most people do not even know about.  It's a day that has been commercialized throughout the world and given restaurants, pubs, clubs, greet...

March 6, 2018

Hello friends!

This is a big day for me!  I would like to WELCOME you to ACCELERATION by design™ LLC…a new boutique economic development firm designed to meet the unique needs of cities, counties and regions throughout the nation.  Specializing in comprehensive training...

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