Mary Scott Nabers' Insights

SPI President & CEO Mary Scott Nabers
As President and CEO of Strategic Partnerships, Inc., Mary Scott Nabers has decades of experience working in the public-private sector. A well-recognized expert in the P3 and government contracting fields, she is often asked to share her industry insights with top publications and through professional speaking engagements. Get an exclusive look at upcoming trends and insider tips from Mary herself on the SPI blog.


Mar 22nd 2023 | Posted in Mary Scott Nabers' Insights, Opportunities by Mary Scott Nabers
Photo courtesy of the Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory

Over recent years, smart technologies that emphasize automation, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and data monitoring have become critical components of infrastructure modernization projects. Public officials are doubling down on these types of technologies because of the benefits they deliver. Smart technology was first noticed when governmental entities installed LED lighting, synchronized and adjustable […]

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Mar 17th 2023 | Posted in Education by Government Contracting Pipeline
Courtesy of the University of Minnesota Crookston

The University of Minnesota is buying 748 acres in Mower County to support planning for the Future of Advanced Agricultural Research in Minnesota (FAARM) program. The $10.3 million purchase will give the university about half the land it hopes to acquire for the new FAARM center. The program will ultimately require a total of about […]

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Mar 17th 2023 | Posted in Education, Mary Scott Nabers' Insights, Opportunities by Mary Scott Nabers
Courtesy of the Northwest Independent School District.

    Enrollment data for K-12 school systems in the U.S. can fluctuate dramatically from year to year. Regardless of whether enrollment increases or decreases, the numbers point to demand changes and, more often than not, school officials must address growth with new construction projects. For school districts with land-ownership portfolios, the most common approach […]

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