Don A. Holbrook is an economic development economist and consultant. He has written several best selling books within this industry, his latest “The Next America-Thriving & Surviving in an Unpredictable Economy 2nd Edition,” came out April 1st of this year. He is a keynote speaker and advisor to communities around the world that want to attract new investment into their locales and create jobs. He advises private companies on the best locations for new investments and assists them in negotiating the best financial incentives from the public sector for making such investments.
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His most recent book is “The Next America- Thriving and Surviving in an Unpredictable Economy” published by Motivational Press 2014. His professional consulting practice consists of private sector and public sector clients. His private sector work assists businesses in need of capitalization to expand operations and/or those in search of a new location for relocation and/or expansion into new markets.Pointing out the most advantageous business climate and location and then negotiating public incentives and inducements that lower the upfront costs for the client thus lowering market entry risks and assisting in their financing. His public sector work recommends the creation of incentive and capitalization strategies that will increase locales ability to attract investment and thus jobs into their communities. He has expertise in creating conceptual catalyst projects that can achieve economic development business cases to attract new opportunities to his client communities. He Specializes in: Corporate Site Location Analysis, Private Business capitalization using special economic development tools & public incentive strategies tied to ROI for both parties. He negotiates for his business clients to public sector economic development organizations.