Welcome to the Land of OZ, Opportunity Zones that is! Announcing our MSU Regional Economic Innovation Co-Learning Plan Award

Recently through Project Rising Tide, Mary worked with the City of Adrian to apply for Michigan State University’s US Economic Development Administration Center for Regional Economic Innovation funding for a Co-Learning Plan award designed to generate new knowledge in a collaborative way focused on Opportunity Funds and Zones. We are proud to announce this was… Continue reading

Healthy Montcalm – Increasing Food Equity, Access and Jobs through FOOD HUB development!

Listen to Marcus Cheatham, Health Officer, Mid-Michigan District Health Department talk about this food hub undertaking and invite you to a 2019 food summit! A truly “transcendent” example of collective impact, Healthy Montcalm, is a fall ’18/winter ’19 project determining what it would take to build a FOOD HUB within Montcalm County. Led by the… Continue reading

Project Rising Tide

Congratulations to O-CC CEO on accepting a 2019 Project Rising Tide fellowship! Mary will be supporting the City of Adrian on five new projects next year: Transforming a recently “greened” former elementary school site to include mixed use/income housing and retail Upgrading Adrian existing Dial-A-Ride system to a fixed route system using autonomous vehicles Developing… Continue reading

Transcendent Partnership: Aligning Agendas for Collective Impact Class Introduction – Get Your Executive Package Pilot Offer (Valid Thru 9/1)!

CEO, Mary ZumBrunnen’s, recent book Transcendent Partnership: Aligning Agendas for Collective Impact has a new set of trainings to help your organization drive more positive relationships for social change. Take a look at the Library and this book’s Overview. As a birthday wish, Mary wants you to be able to take advantage of her Executive Package, including… Continue reading

Client Review: The Hadley Clinic

The Hadley Clinic, based in Grand Rapids, MI, offers a variety of physical therapy treatments with specific focus on sports injury and rehabilitation.  Throughout the spring of 2018, One-Community Consulting developed their business strategy and a marketing plan for clinic growth and satellite development. In this process, Dr. Hadley desired strong focus on community give-backs… Continue reading

Is your organization in need of cost and benefit analysis, behavioral economics and incentives or statistical analysis? Get to know David Simon.

  Get to know David Simon, economist and teacher, relocating from the Washington, DC area to the Capital region! David specializes in creating models to answer questions and solve problems through their application to real-world scenarios. Then, he makes these outcomes accessible to non-specialized populations and helps apply results to Federal government regulatory processes. Over… Continue reading

Looking for nonprofit administrative or programmatic leadership? Look no further, meet Shari Brooks!

  Is your organization looking for a nonprofit game changer? An advocate for opportunity? Inspired leader? Look no further! Meet Shari Brooks CPhT, MA… New to the area, Shari’s husband was recently appointed faculty at MSU. Over the last few years, One-Community Consulting (O-CC) has provided executive coaching, networking and job placement services to newly… Continue reading

One-Community Consulting Gets New Website

O-CC has decided to refresh it’s online appearance and redesign our website! This website redesign includes the addition of a blog section, where we’ll be posting news about O-CC and other information we think will be useful to future and current clients. Take a look around, and we hope you enjoy the new look!