REBOOT [something] Podcast by Trilogy - Ep.1 [Economic Development in West Virginia] ft. Jim Estep
Our goal for each episode is to REBOOT the way we think about each topic as it relates to how we use cutting-edge technologies to deliver superior IT solutions for our customers, news and current events, economic development and best practices that are transforming the IT consulting industry for government contracting.
Join us in Episode 1 as we REBOOT [Economic Development in West Virginia], with our co-founders Brandon Downey (CEO & President, Trilogy), Randy Cottle (COO & VP, Trilogy) - and our featured guest, James Estep (CEO, High Tech Foundation) to REBOOT the topic of [Economic Development in West Virginia].
Episode Highlights and Talking Points include...
- The biggest challenges facing West Virginia's economy
- How to create a knowledge sector for higher educational attainment
- Why economic diversification is crucial in federal contracting
- Strategies and examples of economic growth through recruitment of federal operations
- How tech-companies like Trilogy are making an impact in WV
Link to Podcast on YouTube
About Jim and High Technology Foundation...
Since 2000, Jim Estep has led strategic efforts to build a knowledge sector in north-central WV, which includes the nationally competitive I-79 Technology Park in Fairmont, which has been the premier economic diversification initiative in West Virginia, serving as a recruitment tool for federal operations that provide significant contracting opportunities to companies like Trilogy, who provide technology services.
For the past 15 years, Technology Park has become home to agencies like NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and US Department of Commerce cybersecurity headquarters. The federal operations in the park have provided over $1 Billion in contracting opportunities in the past 6 years alone!