At the Intersection of Community and Opportunity

The Woodlands, Texas is a master-planned community located about 35 miles north of Houston. Initially serving as a bedroom community in the 1970s, The Woodlands has evolved into a regional employment center in Greater Houston, and The Woodlands Area Economic Development Partnership (EDP) has played an instrumental role in this transition.

The Woodlands Area Economic Development Partnership

A History of Integrity and Project Success

For over 120 years, E.W. Howell has built a reputation for quality, excellence and integrity in the New York building community…

E.W. Howell

A Leader in Providing a Full Spectrum of Homecare Services

When thinking about the concept of systems, what comes to mind are things most often recognized as functional, interactive, and interdependent segments that allow something to be seen as whole. There are a number of perceptions that define a system – ecological, social, political and informational are just a few of many examples.


Innovative Workplace Solutions for the Healthcare Industry

Global Healthcare Group (GHG) is a specialized healthcare staffing company serving the government and private sectors across the United States.

Global Healthcare Group

A Different Way to Learn

For over thirty years, Oxford Learning has been helping to give students of all ages the tools to better process and comprehend the materials they are learning in school. By using cognitive learning techniques, Oxford Learning teaches students how to learn effectively and develop more efficient ways of thinking, concentrating, listening and retaining the information they receive.

Oxford Learning

Back to the Bay

Founded in an Annapolis, Maryland home, Chesapeake Bay Candle has enjoyed remarkable growth over its two decades in business, becoming an industry leader carried by retail giants including Target, Kohl’s, Bed Bath & Beyond and Hallmark. “During the last 20 years, we have produced 300 million candles—enough to light up one for each family on this continent!” says co-founder and CEO Mei Xu.

Chesapeake Bay Candle

If You Love Pasta, You’re Covered!

For Al Dente Pasta, its thirty-four year journey is a story of passion for good food, the drive to succeed and the ability to overcome circumstance while remaining true to the values upon which the company was founded.

Al Dente Pasta Co

Food that Enhances the Body and Mind

Sunwarrior has demonstrated a commitment to making the best plant-based foods and supplements for its customers. The company lives up to its mission to ‘Illuminate Body, Mind, and Planet’ and strives to exemplify those ideals in everything it does – from sourcing the finest ingredients from around the world to growing microgreens in its own facilities.


A Modern Take on an Old World Favorite

With origins in Central and Eastern Europe, kolaches are pastry rolls that are filled with fruit, or meat and cheese. These snacks have also become popular in the United States over the years, and the Kolache Factory, committed to the authenticity, craftsmanship, and food innovation, offers a modern take on this Old World treat.

Kolache Factory

Promoting Private Investment

Private capital is taking off throughout Canada. “Both private equity and venture in Canada are exploding,” says CVCA CEO Mike Woollatt. Indeed, forty one billion dollars in private equity poured into Canadian companies last year, setting a new record for the nation. At $1.9 billion, venture capital investment was also up dramatically in 2014 – and continues to rise.

Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (CVCA)

January 19, 2018, 6:28 AM EST

Critical Thinking

It’s something all of us could do without in our lives. Unfortunately, this crippling beast decides to rear its ugly head when and how it chooses. There is no individual, society, or country immune to its devastating presence. Neither are organizations, most of which have or most likely will have, to stare this beast in the face. Its name is ‘Crisis’ from the Greek word ‘Krisis’, meaning ‘decisive moment.’