Carol Poore, Ph.D., MBA

President, Poore & Associates Strategic Planning | Strategic Real Estate

Whether large, medium or small, most organizations struggle with strategic plan implementation.

Poore & Associates provides comprehensive strategic planning services to help organizations chart a clear and compelling future and expand organizational capacity.

Carol’s clients include nonprofit, trade association, for-profit and higher education organizations.

Dr. Poore is an executive, consultant, community leader, speaker, author and mom of two adult sons. She consistently delivers a dynamic presence and creates a life-changing experience to help any organization and its leaders define their legacy and achieve strategic impact.

Carol received her Ph.D. in Public Administration and MBA from Arizona State University. Her primary field of research focuses on strategic leadership and community building, downtown community revitalization and the impact of social capital.

"I thrive on helping leaders develop customized, comprehensive, compelling strategic planning programs leading to results. This joyful client work helps every organization create clarity on how it will deliver on its mission and achieve strategic impact. I'm also a licensed real estate broker in Arizona, supporting my clients with their strategic real estate investments - both selling and purchasing properties."



Dr. Poore founded Phabulous Experience™ to share the fascinating story of Phoenix, Arizona, USA from its past to the imagined future. Combining art, storytelling and placemaking, Phoenix Phabulous features a collection of 17 large traveling murals created by a diverse group of local artists. 

Dr. Carol Poore serves on faculty at ASU’s School of Public Affairs. Courses include Community Development, Leadership and Change, Public Administration, and Public Policy.

Dr. Poore is a founder and member of ASU Women & Philanthropy. She served as ASU’s vice provost at the West Campus, as well as served on the Dean’s Councils for W.P. Carey School of Business and ASU’s College of Public Programs (now the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions).

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