We help leaders navigate the complexities
of now.

who we are

 

WE ARE INTEGRAL DEVELOPERS, 
EVOLVING PEOPLE & PLACES TOGETHER.

Karnerblue is a trusted strategic leadership advisor and sustainable development consultancy serving the greater Chicago area and a complex world.  We catalyze economic, community and cultural change from the core of decision-making. 

 

As a leader behind the leaders, Karnerblue accelerates the planning & implementation of strategic initiatives spearheaded by the public sector in collaboration with private and nonprofit partners. We guide clients into greater awareness of place-based potentials and facilitate development pathways using an integrative approach that considers the whole ecosystem and the unique complexities of the people & places within it.  

Our integral solutions are globally-designed with care and attention to what locally matters. 

what we do

 

PEOPLE

PEOPLE

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

MASTER PLANNING & IMPLEMENTATION

BROWNFIELD REDEVELOPMENT

We co-create sustainable frameworks integral to new ways of perceiving asset opportunities and actualizing whole-system transformation. From vision to evolution, we reveal the optimal pathways forward.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

PLACEMAKING

COMMUNITY BUILDING


We specialize in the start-up and restructuring of community renewal efforts. We facilitate grassroot approaches and engage changemakers in a regenerative process to revitalize public spaces and improve quality of life. 

PROJECT FINANCE

process

GRANT FUNDING 

STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS

We are funding strategists, bringing insights from the funder's perspective and partnership table that result in more grant awards, greater financial leverage and stronger return on investment.

how we empower 

 
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process

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"What challenges are your core leadership team facing that our trusted guidance might make a difference? "

 

Tina Rongers
President/Catalyst

Clients value our integration of shared vision and collective action with the funding, partnerships and community buy-in to make it happen. 

 

Key benefits of our co-creative process: 

  • Clear plans of strategic action 

  • Adaptive change management

  • Capacity & relationship building

  • Unified ideas, people, resources

  • ROI & quality of life outcomes

  • Reasons to celebrate

 

Let's Connect.

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Tina Rongers, Founder & CEO
tina@karnerblueera.com 
+01 (773) 379-5560

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Karnerblue Era, LLC
5 Washington St. Suite 300-32
Valparaiso, IN 46383

a WBE/DBE firm.

together, we flourish 

YOUR ALLY IN
NAVIGATING COMPLEXITY

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