Meet Our Newest Principal!

Carol Wick originally joined the Convergent team as a Partner to launch our Making Mission Happen Division. The goal of the new division was to expand Convergent's ability to help organizations grow and secure the funding needed to "make mission happen." Now, not only can…

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Looking back at #IEDCToronto

This year's International Economic Development Council Annual Conference really lived up to its promise to "Connect. Collaborate. Create." Not only was the conference packed full of great educational sessions, there were countless opportunities for attendees to network and connect with their…

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Did you #AmplifyACCE this year?

This year’s Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives’ (ACCE) Annual Conference was, quite possibly, the best ACCE conference we’ve ever attended! From line dancing at the Wild Horse Saloon (what a hoot!) to ACCE President Mick Fleming’s moving goodbye toast,…

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Wishing you a Happy New Year!

Happy New Year Readers! The last year has been an action-packed one for Convergent. We launched the Making Mission Happen division, added several highly talented fundraising professionals to our team, crisscrossed the country speaking and exhibiting at industry conferences, and…

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University Economic Development Association Annual Summit Recap

There were plenty of great sessions at this year's annual summit, and we're honored that Principal Andy Coe was included as one of the presenters. His session, "The Power of Community Partnerships in Funding Workforce Development Initiatives," had an excellent…

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Andy Coe Named to Southern Economic Development Council’s Board of Directors

We're excited to share the following press release, written and distributed by the Southern Economic Development Council (SEDC)! Convergent has enjoyed attending and exhibiting at SEDC events for several years now, and we're honored to have that involvement and dedication to…

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Happy New Year!

2015 was a busy year for the Convergent team. We began 21 new projects and our completed capital campaigns averaged 104% of goal! We hope many of you had a chance to meet and catch up with some of our principals and/or…

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Highlights from the ACCE 2015 Annual Conference

We had a great time in Montreal and we hope you did as well! As always, the ACCE Annual Conference provided a great opportunity to meet up with old friends, clients, and colleagues, and make new acquaintances, too. Throughout the conference,…

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What a great Southern Economic Development Council Annual Conference!

We had a great time in Savannah and we hope you did as well! As always, the SEDC Annual Conference provided a great opportunity to meet up with old friends, clients, and colleagues, and make new acquaintances too. During the state caucus…

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Hospitals & Economic Development: A Fundraising Dream Team

At first glance, hospitals and economic development may not seem to go hand-in-hand, but they are actually an incredibly powerful pairing. Economic development organizations (EDOs) want to ensure the availability of convenient, quality healthcare within their community because it is…

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