business & workforce development projects

TPRG engages business operations and management support from independent consultants in business planning, marketing, public relations, web design, project management, accounting, information technology, and other fields.  

President & Senior Project Manager

Chris Plater is an advocate of business, government, and education partnerships; small business development; onshore productions of goods; educational outreach supporting workforce development; and the roles that nonprofits play in revitalizing business communities.  

Chris Plater's background combines vast experience managing business and workforce development programs and administrative functions for startups and seasoned organizations with additional tenure as a consultant and trainer in the telecommunications industry.

Skills in program development, marketing, and public relations were also honed in positions with four major East Coast universities.

She holds a graduate certificate in Leadership from Johns Hopkins University with a focus on business disciplines. Chris earned her Master of Science degree in Public Relations from American University with a concentration on applications for government, nonprofit, and higher education institutions. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Arts and Sciences from the University of Maryland College Park. Chris has also completed studies in business development, economic development, and project management.   

Skill Sets: Management of business, administrative, telecommunications, information technology, marketing, and public relations functions, projects, and programs for business, government, non-profits, and higher education