Our Firm


Community and Economic Development Solutions (CED-Solutions) is a  economic and community development consulting firm that serves businesses, governments, quasi-governmental organizations, and not-for-profits.

We help our clients develop and implement economic and community development strategies. Utilizing our collective experience, we’ve built a firm uniquely equipped to assist a wide variety of clients develop, fund and deliver projects to build better communities.

CED-Solutions helps communities and organizations create strategies that work by using an inclusive process, creating measurable objectives, identifying opportunities for funding and developing a timeline for success. We have successfully delivered economic and community development strategies and programs for distressed real estate, economic diversification, regional entrepreneurship, international trade development and defense adjustment, among others.

A great strategy is only the beginning. Our team understands successful implementation that produces measurable economic investment and growth, employment opportunities and physical and social community assets because we’ve done it. We have successfully delivered hundreds of complex projects on time, within budget, and managed more than $250M in state and federal grants.

 

Led by members of the former executive leadership team of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership, CED-Solutions helps clients develop and implement community and economic development projects that advance their strategic priorities and produce concrete, measurable results.  We are proud to be a minority- and women-owned business.

 

Let us help your organization by tapping into our experience and the commitment we share to improving the lives of people in your community.