Tina Valdecanas

President & COO

Results-driven by nature, Tina successfully delivers decision-ready materials and strives to ensure any output has left no stone unturned, while still being user-friendly and helping clients implement their vision. Her economic development background gives her a unique perspective on the task of destination development.

In addition to overseeing the compilation of market data and community input, Tina employs her 20+ year career in community and economic development to interpret trends and identify areas of opportunity.

Channeling her fascination for metrics and data visualization, Tina develops strategic and “right-sized” solutions for client challenges.

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"So much of who we are is where we have been."

-William Langewiesche

Tina brings a 25+ year career of helping communities identify their competitive advantage and never-ending wanderlust to each client and community. Her professional ethos is shaped through a variety of work-induced adventures and hands-on experience at a mix of large and small organizations committed to improving quality of place.