Miles Friedman: Resume
Miles Friedman has led consulting engagements for local and state governments in over thirty states
. He created and managed a National Consulting Service with an emphasison peer-to-peer technical assistance and training and has led numerous on-site technicalassistance projects. Friedman has consulted with governors, state legislators, federalagencies and Congress and has also served as an instructor for many ED training programs.
Friedman owns and operates his own consulting firm, Miles Friedman and Partners, LLC. His primary client today is the Quantico/Belvoir Regional Business Alliance, which he helped found, and for which he has served as President since 2008.
Among Friedman’s accomplishments during the past 30 years:
Assisted Washington State with launch of its initial ED Commission anddevelopment of its strategic action plan. More recently worked with the state on program and policy development, as well as implementation and outreachstrategies;
Analyzed Virginia’s economic development competitiveness for the VirginiaChamber of Commerce and helped pave the way for the Virginia EconomicDevelopment Partnership;
President of and consultant to the Quantico/Belvoir Regional Business Alliancethat serves workforce and economic development needs in northern Virginia;
Worked with the Board of County Supervisors and County Executive toreorganize the Prince William County economic development program, resultingin a new department and an economic development council;
Served as consultant to the City of Manassas, VA in drafting an economicdevelopment strategy, designing performance measures, creating a private sector Economic Development Action Group, and conducting a study to benchmark theCity’s ED program against those in comparable communities;
Consultant on business incubation and growth, assisting George MasonUniversity and communities like Leesburg, Virginia;
Conducted several projects relating to coordination of workforce developmentand economic development programs and managed one of the earliest programsto coordinate state economic and workforce development programs (in partnership with the National Alliance of Business.) He participated in theWorkforce Investment Act Transition Team for Prince William County, Virginia;