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Economic Development Strategy
for the Monterey Bay Region
BUD COLLIGAN SOUTH SWELL VENTURES
• Diversified Small Company Economy…
• Leveraging Distinct Regional Assets…
• While Pres...
BUD COLLIGAN SOUTH SWELL VENTURES
BUD COLLIGAN SOUTH SWELL VENTURES
Diversified Small Company Economy
• Agriculture
• Orga...
BUD COLLIGAN SOUTH SWELL VENTURES
Leveraging Distinct Regional Assets
• Agriculture: Region’s Largest
Industry
• Organics:...
BUD COLLIGAN SOUTH SWELL VENTURES
While Preserving & Enhancing
Our Environment
• Small Companies: Focused on
Local Assets,...
Entrepreneurial Eco-System
COLLEGES &
UNIVERSITIE
S TALENT
INTELLECTU
AL
PROPERTY
CAPITAL
COMPANY
SPIN-OFFS
CROSS-
FERTILI...
• Develop shared vision and time
horizon
• Agree on measurements
• Create regional advocacy/monitoring
group
• Pass public...
BUD COLLIGAN SOUTH SWELL VENTURES
BUD COLLIGAN SOUTH SWELL VENTURES
Monterey Bay Region
To create a thriving region by increasing
prosperity and enhancing the quality of life
for all residents of the Monterey B...
• Promote regional and innovative economic development that
builds on clear exemplars and leverages our distinct
advantage...
Our Partners
• Local Businesses
• Educational Institutions
• Health Care Organizations
• Cities, Counties and Agencies
BUD...
Partners Today
BUD COLLIGAN SOUTH SWELL VENTURES
Legal Structure
• CA Non-Profit Public Benefit Corporation
• IRS 501(c)3 Designation in Process
• Articles of Incorporatio...
Introducing MBEP’s President
BUD COLLIGAN SOUTH SWELL VENTURES
Jennifer
Dossett
BUD COLLIGAN SOUTH SWELL VENTURES
Bud Colligan Keynote at Monterey Bay Economic Partnership Summit January 29, 2015
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Bud Colligan Keynote at Monterey Bay Economic Partnership Summit January 29, 2015

Bud Colligan, Co-Chair of the Monterey Bay Economic Partnership, presented this keynote address at the organization's first Regional Economic Summit in Seaside, CA on January 29, 2015. It reviews an economic development strategy for Monterey Bay and the formation and introduction of the Monterey Bay Economic Partnership, focused on increasing economic prosperity, good jobs and quality of life for all residents of the Monterey Bay region.

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Bud Colligan Keynote at Monterey Bay Economic Partnership Summit January 29, 2015

  1. 1. Economic Development Strategy for the Monterey Bay Region
  2. 2. BUD COLLIGAN SOUTH SWELL VENTURES • Diversified Small Company Economy… • Leveraging Distinct Regional Assets… • While Preserving & Enhancing Our Environment Vision BUD COLLIGAN SOUTH SWELL VENTURES
  3. 3. BUD COLLIGAN SOUTH SWELL VENTURES BUD COLLIGAN SOUTH SWELL VENTURES Diversified Small Company Economy • Agriculture • Organics • Marine Science • Food Products • Technology • Genomics • Recreation • Tourism & Eco-Tourism • Education • Wine • Health Care • Retail • Manufacturin g • Distribution • Services • Non-Profits • Languages
  4. 4. BUD COLLIGAN SOUTH SWELL VENTURES Leveraging Distinct Regional Assets • Agriculture: Region’s Largest Industry • Organics: CCOF, CASFS, OFRF • Marine Science: 24 Institutions; $300M/year • Food & Wine Products: Leverage Agricultural Advantage/Climate • Technology: Proximity to Silicon Valley; Local Talent • Genomics: UCSC Institute & Genomics Browser • Gaming: Innovative Companies • Recreation: Legacy of Innovation • Tourism & Eco-Tourism: Ocean, Redwoods, Mountains, Boardwalk, Pebble Beach, Aquarium • Language Capital of the World BUD COLLIGAN SOUTH SWELL VENTURES
  5. 5. BUD COLLIGAN SOUTH SWELL VENTURES While Preserving & Enhancing Our Environment • Small Companies: Focused on Local Assets, Tailored to Size of the Community • Local Jobs: Less Traffic/Pollution • Environment: Smart Growth, Knowledge Industries, Organics, Protect Natural Beauty and Farmland • Families: Kids Can Find Jobs Locally, Stay Together • Increased Tax Base: Pay for Public Services BUD COLLIGAN SOUTH SWELL VENTURES
  6. 6. Entrepreneurial Eco-System COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIE S TALENT INTELLECTU AL PROPERTY CAPITAL COMPANY SPIN-OFFS CROSS- FERTILIZATIO N ATTRACTION OF TOP TALENT GRASS- ROOTS ECO-SYSTEM BUD COLLIGAN SOUTH SWELL VENTURES
  7. 7. • Develop shared vision and time horizon • Agree on measurements • Create regional advocacy/monitoring group • Pass public policy on infrastructure • Create policy framework for targeted businesses Regional Leaders BUD COLLIGAN | SOUTHSWELL VENTURES BUD COLLIGAN SOUTH SWELL VENTURES
  8. 8. BUD COLLIGAN SOUTH SWELL VENTURES
  9. 9. BUD COLLIGAN SOUTH SWELL VENTURES Monterey Bay Region
  10. 10. To create a thriving region by increasing prosperity and enhancing the quality of life for all residents of the Monterey Bay region. Our Vision BUD COLLIGAN SOUTH SWELL VENTURESBUD COLLIGAN SOUTH SWELL VENTURES
  11. 11. • Promote regional and innovative economic development that builds on clear exemplars and leverages our distinct advantages. • Study and promote policies that lead to thoughtful development, promoting jobs and economic gains for the residents of the region, particularly in areas of high unemployment. • Promote education and technical training to provide community members with the skills they need in today and tomorrow’s workforce. • Be a valuable data and policy resource for existing/new businesses and elected officials in the region. • Convene open forums to promote shared goals, cooperative decision making, and shared responsibility and advocacy for the economic future of our region Our Mission BUD COLLIGAN SOUTH SWELL VENTURES
  12. 12. Our Partners • Local Businesses • Educational Institutions • Health Care Organizations • Cities, Counties and Agencies BUD COLLIGAN SOUTH SWELL VENTURES
  13. 13. Partners Today BUD COLLIGAN SOUTH SWELL VENTURES
  14. 14. Legal Structure • CA Non-Profit Public Benefit Corporation • IRS 501(c)3 Designation in Process • Articles of Incorporation Filed June 18, 2013 • Bylaws Approved • Full Board to be Announced in March • Two Co-Chairs: Bud Colligan and Rene Mendez BUD COLLIGAN SOUTH SWELL VENTURES
  15. 15. Introducing MBEP’s President BUD COLLIGAN SOUTH SWELL VENTURES Jennifer Dossett
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