economic development

We believe community-created solutions produce the most equitable growth.

Drawing from a deep portfolio of experience in urban and regional

planning, economic development, government relations and policy

analysis, we unite knowledge with passion to help communities

of all sizes move forward.  Recent engagements have

focused on technology and entrepreneurship,

community broadband initiatives, Smart Cities, and

sustainable business practices.

Wagner Vinson Consulting is available for strategic

communications consulting, market research, best

practice analysis and event design.

our clients


Christa Wagner Vinson, Principal

Wagner Vinson CONSULTING

Economic developer Christa Wagner Vinson has more than fifteen years of experience helping regional and national nonprofits and state and local governments create innovative, community-led solutions that support quality jobs and drive sustainable growth.

Previously, Christa helped launch and accelerate the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster, a multi-sector initiative that catalyzed global recognition for the Research Triangle region of North Carolina’s clean technology sector. She helped define the scope and opportunity in cleantech for the region through original research with RTI International and as co-creator, with Zpryme, of the Energy Thought Summit: Research Triangle.

A Charlotte, N.C. native, Christa is a graduate of Davidson College and holds a master’s degree in city and regional planning from UNC-Chapel Hill.

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