Impact Focused Research + Evaluation

Make Your Best Next Step. Achieve True Community Impact. 

We support leaders in achieving true community impact through research and evaluation methodologies that balance rigor and utility. We provide research and analysis to identify trends, deliver recommendations, and offer data that decision-makers need to make their best next step.

Communities across the U.S. face unique challenges that hamper their ability to grow and residents’ ability to reach their potential. We work alongside these communities and their institutions to help address key challenges, understand the problems at hand, and develop solutions for tackling them.









The Experts in Providing Data-Driven Insight

Our evaluation services at TPMA are designed to provide a clear and actionable understanding of program effectiveness, community needs, and organizational impact. We use a blend of qualitative and quantitative methodologies to deliver tailored evaluation plans that address your specific goals and challenges. With decades of experience across diverse sectors, we ensure your initiatives are guided by robust, data-driven insights.

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    Join Us in Making a Measureable Difference

    We believe in the power of collaboration to drive positive and sustainable community change. By partnering with us, you gain access to a wealth of expertise and resources designed to enhance your initiatives and achieve your goals. Together, we can develop impactful strategies, implement effective programs, and foster thriving communities.

    We invite businesses, non-profits, government agencies, and other organizations to work alongside us in addressing critical issues in community development, workforce readiness, childcare, and beyond. Our approach is grounded in data-driven solutions, innovative research, and a deep understanding of community needs, ensuring that our partnerships yield measurable and meaningful outcomes.

    Engaging TPMA is the key to successful collaboration

    TPMA is a highly respected and very professional firm with proven results! I recommend that any public or private sector firm or individual needing assistance with their talent/economic development efforts must consider TPMA for successful collaboration.

    Ken Carroll, AMPKY Inc.

    Great Job

    Vicki Thompson and the rest of the Thomas Miller team did a GREAT job on our workforce study. The study was very thorough and done in a very professional manner. We had a very positive engagement and I would recommend Thomas Miller for any project of this nature.

    – Robert Dawson, Lake County Ohio

    Helpful and informative

    The information delivered was very helpful and informative. It allowed me to be more cognizant of contemporary workforce trends throughout the region and country.

    – James

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    TPMA is always at the cutting edge of a fast-changing environment, keeping us up to date on opportunities as they arise.