As publisher of Revitalization News Storm is on top of the latest trends in urban / rural regeneration, nature restoration, and economic resilience.
As a speaker and trainer, he connects individuals, institutions & communities to opportunities & resources in the $3 trillion global restoration economy.
As a consultant, Storm helps technologists, financiers, policymakers and philanthropists create products, services, and strategies that rebuild our world.
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Clients

SELECTED CLIENTS:

(Speaking only: consulting clients are, of course, confidential)

  • U.S. Department of State (5 events over 3-year period)
  • Harvard University – Graduate School of Design (led 2-day workshop)
  • European Property Italian Conference (EPIC), Rome, Italy
  • Planning Institute of Australia: Keynoted annual conference of Western Australia chapter in Perth
  • Planning Institute of Australia: Keynoted annual conference of New South Wales chapter in Sydney
  • Green Building Council of Australia: Keynoted World Green Building Week event in Sydney
  • Ontario Chamber of Commerce / Keynoted Ontario Economic Summit (former U.S. President Bill Clinton was the opening keynoter)
  • Project Management Institute – Keynoted Global Congress, Washington, DC (former U.S. President Bill Clinton was the opening keynoter)
  • Boeing
  • Santee Cooper (South Carolina power utility)
  • Institution of Civil Engineers (London, England)
  • EMECS9: Global Summit on Coastal Seas, Baltimore, MD, USA Sponsors: NOAA, Johns Hopkins, USEPA, Univ. of Maryland (Spoke on the creation of regional partnerships for the restoration of estuaries, fisheries, and the revitalization of coastal communities.)
  • Canadian Brownfields Conference, Toronto. (Storm has keynoted this national event 3 times)
  • U.S. Embassy – Warsaw, Poland
  • Smart Design Forum
  • City of Tallahassee, Florida (Keynoted regional sustainability conference
  • Community Foundation of Greater Buffalo (NY)
  • U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA)
  • Green Chips: The Southern Nevada Sustainability Portal, Las Vegas. Keynoted their 2015 annual regional conference
  • City of Dubuque, Iowa, keynoted their 7th Annual Growing Sustainable Communities regional conference
  • “Vital Cities” annual event (keynote), sponsored by The Calgary Foundation, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Economic Development Association of British Columbia
  • Israel Planners Association
  • Urban Land Institute
  • Niagara Economic Development Corporation
  • U.S. Department of Commerce / U.S. Commercial Service / Discover America
  • Preservation Maryland: Keynoted Summer School in historic preservation in Frederick, Maryland
  • Federal Preservation Institute (U.S. Government)
  • World Future Society
  • Western Canada: Remediation & Reclamation for Contaminated Sites (inSight)
  • Clean Air Partnership / Annual Smog Summit (Canada)
  • National Executive Forum on Public Property (Canada)
  • American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC)
  • Leadership Cleveland Government Day. Sponsor: Cleveland Leadership Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. All-day workshop at Federal Reserve Building.
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) National Brownfields conference (twice)
  • Historic Preservation Advocacy Week (keynote), Washington, DC. Sponsor: Preservation Action Note: previous keynoter was U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar.
  • National L3C Conference: Washington, DC USA (opening keynote). Sponsors: Americans for Community Development & Levy Entrepreneurship Center of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
  • Toronto and Region Conservation Authority: Partners in Project Green, Toronto, ON, Canada (keynote)
  • Innovations in Public Consultation & Engagement Summit, Toronto, ON Canada (keynote). Sponsor: The Strategy Institute.
  • City of York, Pennsylvania
  • Canadian Urban Institute
  • National Association of Development Organizations (NADO)
  • International Project Management Day, International Institute for Learning (IIL), New York City, NY USA
  • 4th National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration (NCER), Baltimore, MD, USA. Sponsors: Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Geological Survey, University of Florida Storm conducted a 1/2-day workshop on how to create successful regional environmental restoration programs, integrating the renewal of agriculture, ecosystems, watersheds, infrastructure, and economic growth. He also keynoted this conference 4 years earlier, when it was in Kansas City.
  • Nova Scotia Community College (twice)
  • Association of Canadian Community Colleges
  • University of Texas – Austin
  • North Carolina Rural Economic Development Center (twice)
  • Clemson University (thrice)
  • University of Toronto (Natural City conference)
  • Ryerson University (Toronto, ON)
  • Annual L3C Conference, Americans for Community Development. Co-sponsor: Council On Foundations (keynote)
  • George Washington University: Washington, DC.
  • The Ohio State University
  • Urban Land Institute
  • University of Guadalajara (Mexico)
  • Governor of Montana (Brian Schweitzer)
  • Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction
  • University of Maryland, Colvin Institute of Real Estate Development
  • ICMA (International City & County Managers Association)
  • London South Bank University (UK)
  • Kingston University (UK)
  • University of New Orleans
  • University of Louisiana (Lafayette)
  • University of Louisiana (Monroe)
  • George Mason University
  • British Columbia Institute of Technology
  • West Virginia University
  • Rutgers University
  • Douglas College (Vancouver, BC)
  • University of Maryland (Institute for Global Chinese Affairs)
  • Community Futures Development Corporation
  • Hamilton Chamber of Commerce (Ontario) ; keynoted annual Hamilton Economic Summit
  • Blue Green Alliance Foundation, a coalition of labor unions & environmental organizations.
  • U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution
  • Towns of Simcoe & Port Dover, ON, Canada. (twice)
  • Town of Ajax, Ontario, Canada. All-day leadership workshop (plus follow-up report) focused on redevelopment of old shopping center.
  • Computers in Libraries 28th Annual North American Conference, Washington, DC USA. (keynote) Sponsor: Information Today.
  • City of Albany, NY
  • Region Zeeland (regional government agency of Denmark)
  • City Club of Cleveland (OH)
  • The Union Club (Cleveland, OH)
  • Toronto-Frankfurt Colloquium
  • City of Albany (NY)
  • WRT Planning & Design (Wallace, Roberts, & Todd)
  • Reed Construction Data / CanaData
  • Rimon Law Firm anniversary event. Tower Club, Tysons Corner, Virginia USA
  • Association for Preservation Technologies International (APTI), Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Credit Valley Conservation Authority (Ontario)
  • Society for Ecological Restoration – International conference (twice) + European conference in Ghent, Belgium
  • Weston Solutions, Inc. (twice)
  • Noisette Company (twice)
  • Canadian Real Estate Association
  • Canadian Property Tax Association
  • Canadian Brownfields Network (keynoted national conference twice)
  • International Association for Public Participation
  • Seneca College (over a dozen times: they are the largest college in Canada)
  • Restore America’s Estuaries national conference (led half-day workshop)
  • Liveable Communities Conference (Burlington, VT)
  • Cement Association of Canada (thrice)
  • American Institute of Architects (Baltimore and New Orleans chapters)
  • Project Management Institute – National Capital Chapter
  • College of New Caledonia
  • BEM Systems (national engineering firm)
  • Real Property Institute of Canada
  • Ontario Centres for Excellence
  • National Arbor Day Foundation
  • American Society for Training & Development (ASTD)
  • XL Environmental (insurance company)
  • Commonwealth Club of California (largest, oldest public affairs forum in U.S.)
  • Peninsula College
  • Holland and Knight (international law firm)
  • Restoration & Renovation Conference
  • EnviroExpo (Boston, MA)
  • Construction Writers Association (National Press Club, Washington, DC)
  • Canaan Valley Institute
  • Gaining Ground Conference
  • Great Lakes Restoration Conference
  • National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP)
  • Residential Design Symposium
  • CityWorks (New Orleans)
  • Clark Fork Coalition (Montana)
  • …plus numerous citizen’s groups in communities around the world.
"Storm is the world's Renewal Process Planner, helping places revitalize and regenerate their economic, social, heritage, built, and natural realms together."