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Rich Overmoyer

Rich Overmoyer

President & CEO

Since Fourth Economy’s formation in 2010, Rich has been leading the charge to help clients translate complex ideas and data into solutions for their communities. With more than eighteen years of consulting experience, Rich has worked with a wide range of organizations, governments, and private sector leaders who are working to improve their communities and economies. He thrives amid challenges as well as evolving efforts that necessitate cross-system collaboration.

Prior to heading Fourth Economy, Rich utilized his strategic and entrepreneurial skills to create several successful public-private initiatives, including efforts to increase the evolution of manufacturing, foster a sustainable tourism sector, address workforce housing shortages, provide support for start-up companies, and help communities understand resilience risks. Throughout Rich’s career, his work has won awards from national trade associations and more importantly made a significant impact in communities throughout the country.

  • Community Development

  • Community Engagement

  • Comprehensive Economic Development Strategies

  • Economic Development

  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development

  • Innovation-Based Economic Development

  • Program Design and Implementation

  • Public Policy

  • Public-Private Partnership Development

  • Strategic Planning

Areas of Expertise

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