Economic Development Strategic Plan for the County of Monterey


SRI International was retained by the County of Monterey to work under the direction and supervision of the Board of Supervisors appointed Economic Opportunity Committee who met over a period of two years to analyze, test and determine the most reasonable opportunities or targets for which SRI will guide the preparation of an actionable strategy for developing its target industry sectors, education, training and workforce, in promoting overall economic growth and prosperity. This report summarizes the activities, findings and recommendations of SRI International to the Economic Development Committee of Monterey County over the period from April 2011 through December 2013. The report presents an overview of the three phases completed by SRI; the Asset Inventory, the Recommended Opportunity Areas and finally the Recommendations for the Committee, with a focus on the future of the newly created Economic Development Department.

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