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Building and expanding partnerships is key to future success of Lealman Exchange

Despite ongoing efforts from established nonprofits, poverty, crime and unemployment continue to be pervasive challenges for residents in the Lealman Community. Now, according to a strategic plan presented at Thursday’s Pinellas County Commission meeting on the Lealman Exchange, it’s time to find ways to leverage the strengths of existing community partners while recruiting new onesContinue reading

Startup City: Six steps to a healthier startup ecosystem in St. Petersburg

This is a series of perspectives from local leaders who support startup businesses and social ventures, or who have started one themselves. Each is invited to envision what a world-class startup ecosystem would look like in St. Petersburg and to share their ideas for how we get there. Successful communities have certain attributes that putContinue reading

St Pete Catalyst minting commemorative NFTs for early investors

Our next growth phase will be transformative as we evolve the Catalyst from a news media entity to a metacity platform that provides tools and incentives to inspire all St Pete citizens to participate. Said another way, we want to provide the ‘picks and shovels’ to unearth the gems of creativity, insight and innovation asContinue reading

Engage the SPG

We welcome your inquiry. Our team may engage with your project at any stage, from concept to execution, in part or as a whole. Additionally, we are strong facilitators who can guide your successful project and tap our extensive local network of experts when specialized know-how is needed. Whatever your needs, we’re here to listen and learn about you and your

Case Study: Lealman Exchange Community Services Programming Plan  Lealman Case Study.pptx

Develop or Refine Corporate Strategy

Act as a Sounding Board

Study a Civic Initiative

Accelerate a Start-Up

Serve as a Think Tank for Complex Problems

Bring Fresh Thinking to a Civic or Social Issue

Analyze Operations

Execute and manage a complex project

Source, hire and manage cross-sector teams for collective impact

Retain The SPG and put insight on tap.

On-going partnerships offer the optimal framework to maximize the value that The SPG can deliver to you.  As our group members become familiar with the nuances of your operation, the insight we provide will evolve accordingly.  You’ll appreciate having such a high acumen ‘bench’ that you can turn to for sage answers to challenges and opportunities.

Bring your project and leverage our brainpower for your success.

The SPG team is built to solve complex problems. We’re strong, agile thinkers who dive into projects with open minds and determined spirits. Our expertise, experience and connections are all inputs into a successful plan, study or strategy.

If appropriate, we will plan execution and deliver the ready-to-launch solution. Individual team members may be engaged to lead the execution portion of the project.

Launch and activate your solution with our operations and management.

Retaining SPG for ongoing management of complex programs or projects is a winning option. We bring deep industry expertise to the process of finding, hiring and managing a team that is 100% dedicated to your success. The talent we engage will fit your project needs and budget and will be mentored and backstopped by our Team of Experts. When you are ready to move from vision to activation, we’re ready to assist with a custom approach.