ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Every economic development organization faces unique challenges and opportunities as it seeks to harness its full potential. H&P works to provide our clients with creative, flexible recommendations that leverage their assets and opportunities to increase the likelihood of success. We will work with small, rural communities to regional and state groups. Their needs are all very different, and that work has led us to develop a comprehensive suite of services to guide them toward solutions that respond to those needs. 

OUR SERVICES INCLUDE:

PLANNING & ANALYSIS
Strategic Planning
Target Identification
Workforce Analysis
Organizational Assessment and Alignment
Incentive Policy Development
Sustainable Strategies
Cluster Analysis
Impact Analysis & Evaluation

PUBLIC RELATIONS
Communications Counsel
Special Events
Networking
Message Development
Policy Recommendations
Stakeholder Facilitation

GRANT WRITING
ARC
CDBG
DEQ
DHCD
Go Virginia
Rural Development
SERCAP
Tobacco Commission
USDA-RD
VBRSP
VDH
VDOT – Economic Access Funds
VDOT – Revenue Sharing
VTC

Projects

Experienced Team

Bif Johnson, PE

Bif Johnson, PE

PRESIDENT/CEO

Bif is a graduate of Virginia Tech and is the President and Chief Executive Officer at Hurt & Proffitt.  His expertise is broad and covers most aspects of civil engineering design and construction.
Brian Cossman, PE, LEED AP, PMP, CCM

Brian Cossman, PE, LEED AP, PMP, CCM

Vice President: Business Development

Brian is a graduate of the University of Dayton and earned his Master of Engineering Project Management from the University of Maryland.  He interfaces directly with our clients to define their goals, achieve client satisfaction, and expedite project success.

Why H&P?

First, we listen. By listening to our clients, we understand their needs.

Then, we get to work.

H&P Why!

We care deeply about the communities and partners that we serve.

Why H&P?

First, we listen. By listening to our clients, we understand their needs.

Then, we get to work.

H&P Why!

We care deeply about the communities and partners that we serve.