Teresa A. Nortillo, MPA, CEcD
President and CEO
Teresa is the President and CEO of Nortillo Consulting Group (NCG). Established in 2018, NCG. is an economic development consulting company specializing in labor market/workforce analysis, business attraction/retention, fiscal impact analysis, GASB 77 compliance, industrial cost modeling, and incentive negotiations; as well as specific real estate and land use needs for manufacturing, food processing, call center and logistics, warehouse/distribution projects.
Prior to forming NCG , she was the Vice President of Business Development and Consulting with StateBook International where she developed the consulting practices focusing on site selection project using the StateBook data platform. She continues to serve as an advisor to StateBook International on site selection projects.
From 2015 to 2016, Teresa was a manager in EY’s Location Investment Services tax practice focusing primarily on corporate expansion/relocations, including discretionary credits and incentives on a multi-state basis. In this capacity, she assisted Fortune 500 companies with their direct and indirect tax needs and implemented economic development practices, including labor and commute patterns analysis.
From 2008—2015, she was the Business Recruitment Consultant for the Kansas Department of Commerce, Great Lakes Office which is comprised of a nine state territory, where she managed and closed over $1b in capital investment projects resulting in over 20,000 jobs.
In 1997- 2003, Teresa began her consulting career with Paragon Decision Resources, Inc. where she consulted with many communities on labor market and workforce analysis, target marketing, strategic planning, commuter patterns, business retention and expansion, and economic development marketing strategies.
From 1989 through 1991 she served as an economist with the US House of Representatives and the US Senate. During this time she analyzed federal tax and budget legislation on issues such as state and local financial conditions and the US health care system. She co-authored the 1991 Luxury Tax Impact Study which focused on job loss and retention.