Harrison Crume Joins Montrose Group as Manager of Economic Development

Harrison Crume joined the Montrose Group, LLC as their Manager of Economic Development. The Montrose Group, LLC is a leading economic development and public policy lobbying consulting company based in Columbus, Ohio but serving clients across the United States.

As Manager of Economic Development, Harrison Crume will utilize his research and writing skills to serve clients for economic development planning projects including housing market studies, industrial site development, Transformational Mixed Use District program, Downtown Redevelopment District plans, corporate site location analysis, and regional comprehensive economic development plans as well as advising clients on economic development projects in particular housing development projects.  Harrison Crume is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati and was employed at a national accounting firm as a Market Analyst.

“I am excited to join the Montrose Group to apply my academic learning and professional background to serve public and private sector clients striving to create high-wage jobs and make capital investments,” stated Mr. Crume. “Communities large and small are struggling to develop housing to meet critical market demands and I look forward to using my expertise as a residential housing analyst to serve clients in this area.”

Harrison Crume joins Principal Dave Robinson, Partner and Director of Economic Development Nate Green, Director of Government Relations Tim Biggam and Director of Economic Development Planning Jamie Beier Grant as the fifth full-time member of the Montrose Group, LLC. Dave Robinson formed the Montrose Group, LLC in 2009, and the firm recently double its office space in the Chase Tower in Downtown Columbus to meet the growing demand for its services.

“Harrison is going to be a valued member of the Montrose Group team” stated Montrose Group Founder and Principal, Dave Robinson, “Harrison’s experience in analyzing housing markets and working in the national tax credit field adds a new dimension to the Montrose Group suite of services and strengthen the firm’s data-driven approach to corporate site selection, economic development planning, and project financing.”

Montrose Group provides corporate site location, economic development planning, lobbying, public finance, and incentive services with public and private sector organizations before the local, state, and federal government on a range of public policy and economic development issues based on the experience of negotiating over $1 B in economic development incentives and other Public-Private-Partnership agreements. Montrose Group is proud to serve valued clients such as Accenture, Columbus Association of Performing Arts, Delaware County, Flaherty & Collins, Madison County, Bon Secours Mercy Health, Newark Development Partners, Pickaway Transportation Improvement District, cities of Forest Park, Pataskala, Piqua, and Strongsville, UC Health, and others.