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Together at the Top


A 501(c)3 non-profit driving foundations, industries, and non-profits to achieve greater impact by using entrepreneurial principles to more effectively execute their purpose-driven missions.

What We Do

  • Organizational Resource Development
  • Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Development

  • International Entrepreneurship

  • Entrepreneurship Trainings

  • Technology & Broadband Development

  • Strategic Planning

  • Executive Coaching & Mentoring

  • Corporate Social Responsibility 

  • Tailored Exercises and Toolkits

  • Partnership Development

  • Project Management

  • Board & Meeting Facilitation

  • Public Speaking

  • Industry Development


Projects with IMpact


Launched RuralRISE is a national rural network dedicated to giving a voice to rural ecosystem builders and rural communities.

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Relaunched National Entrepreneurship Week, a congressionally-chartered initiative founded in 2006 that takes place the third week of February annually.

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Broadband:  Educating the public about access to stable and affordable broadband.  Policy, research and digital inclusion for all.

Coordinate Ecosystem Development & Assistance in the development & management of entrepreneurial ecosystems.

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Develop and deliver Entrepreneurship Education:  Custom entrepreneurship programs and trainings for new and experienced entrepreneurs alike. 

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 Drive Stakeholder Development:   NCRD is a leader in stakeholder development and community of practice development  from regional, statewide and national. 

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Spur new Industry Development:  From Biochar to Sustainable Aviation Fuel  - NCRD strives to develop industries focusing on a demand-driven model.

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Success! Appalachia - Executed a host of programs across Appalachia to help drive economic diversification, entrepreneurship

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