Technical Assistance


Tom Adamek

Access to Capital and Community Facilities
Wednesday July 8 1:00 - 2:30 PM

Stonehenge Capital Company, LLC

Mr. Adamek is responsible for all operational aspects of Stonehenge and its fund management activities. Prior to co-founding Stonehenge in 1999, Mr. Adamek was with Bank One Corporation (now JPMorgan Chase & Co.) and its affiliates where he was a Managing Director at Banc One Capital Markets, a subsidiary focused on venture capital, investment banking and capital markets. Mr. Adamek has over 35 years of experience in the areas of structured tax credit offerings, venture capital investing, mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance activities, and currently serves on the board of directors of several privately held businesses. Additionally, his civic involvement includes Board of Director membership at Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center where he is Vice Chairman, Our Lady of the Lake Foundation, where he is currently Chairman, Baton Rouge Area Foundation and Teach For America. Mr. Adamek received his BS in finance from Louisiana State University, where he serves on the Dean's Advisory Council of the EJ Ourso School of Business.

Jordana Barton

Building the Road to Recovery
Wednesday June 10 1:00 - 2:30 PM

Senior Advisor
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Jordana supports the Federal Reserve System’s economic growth objectives by promoting community and economic development. Her focus areas include the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), digital inclusion and the digital economy, workforce development, financial education, affordable housing, small business development, and community development finance. Jordana is lead author of “Las Colonias in the 21st Century: Progress Along the Texas-Mexico Border” (2015), and author of “Closing the Digital Divide: A Framework for Meeting CRA Obligations” (2016). 2018 publications include Preparing Workers for the Expanding Digital Economy, Telehealth Along the Texas-Mexico Border, and Telehealth Initiatives Highlight the Need to Close the Digital Divide. 2020 publications include Connecting Communities During COVID-19: A Quick Guide to Broadband Solutions and the forthcoming, “Tipping Point: Broadband is Essential Infrastructure, A Practical Guide for Local Governments.” Jordana serves on the Steering Committee for the Digital Inclusion Alliance San Antonio and the collective impact project, Digital Opportunity for the Rio Grande Valley. She is on the Board of Directors of SA2020 and on the Advisory Board of the Texas Health Improvement Network of the University of Texas System. In 2018 she received the “Federal Policy Champion Award” from the Coalition for Local Internet Choice and the “Community Broadband Hero of the Year Award” from the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors. Jordana grew up in the rural South Texas border community of Benavides. She holds an MPA from Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government.

Justin Archer Burch

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Wednesday April 15 1:00 - 2:30 PM

Program Officer
Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Justin Archer Burch is a senior program officer at Rural Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC). He works to build the capacity of community development corporations and community based organizations across the South in a region of the country with the highest persistent poverty rates. Justin has built a career at the intersection of community/economic development and philanthropy. Justin runs three national programs for Rural LISC – workforce development, AmeriCorps, and community safety across 44 states and two U.S. territories.
Prior to joining the Rural LISC team, Justin was previously the Director of Programs for the Delta Regional Authority which is a Federal Agency that serves the eight state Delta region. Justin was instrumental in planning, implementing, and directing key programs around workforce development, rural entrepreneurship, infrastructure investment, placemaking/creative economies, and tourism for the Delta region.
Justin was also the former lead of community development at the Foundation for the Mid-South which serves Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. Justin directed the Delta Workforce Funding Collaborative at the Foundation for the Mid-South and spearheaded key investments in “Get-On-The-Grid” and the Mississippi Reentry Guide which won him the national systems change award from the National Fund for Workforce Solutions.
Justin’s passion is to help rural isolated populations. Justin is a former fellow with W.K. Kellogg Foundation; a former Delta Entrepreneurship Network Fellow; was named one of the top men doing good work in Jackson, Mississippi; was named a top twenty nonprofit professional in Little Rock, Arkansas; serves as an advisor to the Mississippi Reentry Council; has been published by both the Southeastern Council on Foundations and SHERM; and leads the Aspen Opportunity Youth Network efforts in the Mississippi Delta.
Justin has a B.A. in political science from the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss), and an M.S.S. in social science from Mississippi College. Justin has also earned certificates in leadership management from the Kennedy School at Harvard and nonprofit leadership from the Lily School of Philanthropy. Justin lives in Little Rock, Arkansas with his wife Cameryn Miller Burch where they are active within the community and with several nonprofits.

Davy Carter

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Wednesday April 15 1:00 - 2:30 PM

Regional President
Centennial Bank

Davy Carter is a banker and an attorney. He earned a J.D. with Honors from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock's William H. Bowen School of Law where he was a member of the Law Review. He completed the LSU Graduate School of Banking, and he received an undergraduate degree in Corporate Finance from Arkansas State University. Carter is also a member of the inaugural class of the Presidential Leadership Scholars, a program designed to bring together a select group of leaders from across the country all born from a partnership between the presidential centers of George W. Bush, William J. Clinton, George H.W. Bush, and Lyndon B. Johnson.
Carter is a Regional President for Centennial Bank where he sits on the company’s executive committee and serves as Chairman of its regional board of directors. Home BancShares, Inc. is a $15 billion dollar bank holding company for Centennial Bank that provides commercial and retail banking and related financial services. Home BancShares, Inc. is headquartered Arkansas and is traded on the NASDAQ under the symbol “HOMB.”
Carter is a former Arkansas Speaker of the House. Before becoming Speaker, Carter served as Chair of the House Revenue and Taxation Committee.
Carter and his wife Cara have three children: Jackson, John David, and Anna.

George V. Crawford III

Tools, Programs, and Opportunities Within Rural America
Wednesday May 6 1:00 - 2:30 PM

Butler Snow LLP

George Crawford is a member of the Business Services Group at Butler Snow LLP where he concentrates his practice on counseling businesses with their corporate and capital structures, early stage development, succession planning, content management, venture funding and transactional matters. In addition, George assists healthcare companies and providers, with an emphasis on physician, veterinary, and dentistry practices. He also represents emerging companies, primarily assisting with corporate structuring and regulatory matters. He is an AV-rated attorney with Martindale-Hubbell and serves on or has served on various local boards including Interfaith Dental Clinic. George has also co-authored several healthcare related articles and resources.

John England F

Building the Road to Recovery
Wednesday June 10 1:00 - 2:30 PM

Butler Snow LLP

John England served as the practice group leader for Butler Snow’s Public Finance, Tax Incentives and Credit Markets Group for over 14 years. John concentrates his practice in government finance, tax credit finance and economic development incentives. He has participated in reviewing, analyzing and structuring a variety of public finance, economic development finance and tax credit finance transactions for nearly 30 years. He has been involved in financings to support hospitals and other healthcare projects, natural gas, electricity and other energy projects, transportation projects, manufacturing and processing facilities, commercial developments, and community development and other urban renewal projects.

John is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell, and his work has been recognized by Chambers USA, Best Lawyers in America® and Mid-South Super Lawyers®. Additionally, The American Lawyer named him “Dealmaker of the Year”. He has also served in leadership roles for the National Association of Bond Lawyers.

John obtained his J.D. from Mississippi College and his LL.M. in taxation from the University of Florida. He is admitted to The Mississippi Bar.

Alexander Flachsbart

Building the Road to Recovery
Wednesday June 10 1:00 - 2:30 PM

President & Chief Executive Officer
Opportunity Alabama

Alex Flachsbart is the Founder and CEO of Opportunity Alabama, a nonprofit corporation dedicated to using Opportunity Zones as a vehicle to transform Alabama’s low-income communities. Alex is a native Californian but is a naturalized Alabamian. He holds undergraduate and masters degrees in economics from The University of Alabama and a J.D. from Washington & Lee University. Before law school, Alex spent two years teaching high school math in Lowndes County, Alabama. For the last three years after law school, Alex was an attorney in Balch & Bingham’s Birmingham office and specialized in tax credit and economic development-related work.

Ellen Harpel

Building the Road to Recovery
Wednesday June 10 1:00 - 2:30 PM

Smart Incentives

Dr. Ellen Harpel is the founder of Smart Incentives, which helps state and local governments make sound decisions throughout the economic development incentives process. She works with communities to implement policies that enable them to achieve their development goals while making smart fiscal and economic decisions. Smart Incentives is also at the forefront of efforts to develop better processes for monitoring compliance and evaluating the effectiveness of incentive programs. Ellen speaks and writes frequently on incentive policies and programs for national audiences comprising economic developers, elected officials and finance professionals. Recent projects have included state and local incentive program evaluations, competitive analyses of incentive policies, and assessments of incentive management practices. Ellen holds a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University, an MBA from the University of North Carolina, and a Ph.D. in regional economics from George Mason University’s Schar School of Policy and Government.

Katie Kramer

Tools, Programs, and Opportunities Within Rural America
Wednesday May 6 1:00 - 2:30 PM

Vice President
Council of Development Finance Agencies

Katie Kramer is a Vice President at the Council of Development Finance Agencies and has been with CDFA since 2005. She is an accomplished non-profit executive with expertise in fundraising, grant writing, operations, and building organizational capacity. In her role at CDFA, she leads Government & External Affairs, provides technical assistance to communities, and builds strategic partnerships with foundations, federal agencies, and other industry non-profits to grow the professional acumen of CDFA members and the development finance industry at-large.

Ms. Kramer interacts with thousands of development finance practitioners each year, guiding them through their professional development and understanding of the diversity of development finance programs. She has developed numerous courses in the CDFA Training Institute, edited several CDFA publications, and designed marketing and communications collateral for the association. Her writing has been featured in publications and reports on development finance, including those commissioned by The Kresge Foundation, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, World Bank, U.S. Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Energy, and U.S. Department of Agriculture. She regularly speaks about development finance at national and local conferences and is a guest lecturer at The Ohio State University.

Previously, Ms. Kramer served as CDFA’s Director of Education & Programs and Development Director. Before joining CDFA, Ms. Kramer worked in the Assessment Division at Ballard & Tighe, Publishers as Project Coordinator where she managed projects involved with the development of standardized language tests. Prior to Ballard & Tighe, Ms. Kramer was employed by Scripps College as Assistant Director of the Annual Fund where she organized fundraising campaigns for alumnae, parents, and students.

She studied art history at Scripps College and holds a BA in English with honors from Cleveland State University. Ms. Kramer is a board member for the Ohio Statewide Development Corporation and serves on the advisory board for St. Agatha School.

Karama Neal

Tools, Programs, and Opportunities Within Rural America
Wednesday May 6 1:00 - 2:30 PM

Southern Bancorp Community Partners

Karama Neal, PhD, is president for Southern Bancorp Community Partners, a nonprofit community development financial institution promoting economic mobility in rural Arkansas and Mississippi through development lending, public policy advocacy, and asset building. Prior to joining SBCP in 2009, Dr. Neal worked in bioinformatics.
Neal serves on the boards of the Little Rock Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and the Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation, and is chair of the Arkansas Access to Justice Commission. In 2013, she started a statewide grassroots organization promoting passage of the Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act in Arkansas. The legislation was passed with no dissent in 2015 and her TedX talk focused on that work.
Neal graduated from historic Little Rock Central High School, completed a BA in biology at Swarthmore College, an MA in bioethics from Loyola University Chicago, and a PhD in genetics from Emory University. She completed the Impact Investing Programme at the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School and lives in Little Rock with her family.

James Parks

Tools, Programs, and Opportunities Within Rural America
Wednesday May 6 1:00 - 2:30 PM

President and Chief Executive Officer
Louisiana Public Facilities Authority

Jim Parks joined the Louisiana Public Facilities Authority (LPFA) in August of 1995 and has served as its chief executive officer since that time. Mr. Parks has full administrative responsibility for all aspects of the LPFA’s activities, which include low-cost financing for hospitals, hospital equipment, colleges and universities, nonprofit organizations, manufacturing facilities, industrial construction, and economic development projects. Mr. Parks’ position of President and CEO includes direct supervision of all aspects of the Louisiana Education Loan Authority (Lela), the education loan division of the LPFA.

The LPFA is a self-supporting public trust and public corporation that issues bonds and other securities to finance public and private projects throughout Louisiana. During Mr. Parks’ tenure, the LPFA has issued over $13.2 billion of bonds for a wide variety of projects.

Prior to coming to the LPFA, Mr. Parks specialized for over twelve (12) years in the areas of municipal and corporate finance for the law firms of McCollister & McCleary in Baton Rouge, and Foley & Judell, L.L.P. in both Baton Rouge and New Orleans. He is a member of the Louisiana and Florida bar associations, and is a member of the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants where he served on the Governmental Accounting and Auditing Committee.

Mr. Parks holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Miami School of Law in Coral Gables, Florida, where he was an editor of the University of Miami Law Review. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA), the Louisiana Public Health Institute (LPHI), St. Mary’s Residential Training School, and the Louisiana Assistive Technology Access Network (LATAN). He is a past president of the National Association of Higher Educational Facilities Authorities (NAHEFA).

Chris Pedersen

Building the Road to Recovery
Wednesday June 10 1:00 - 2:30 PM

Vice President, Development & Planning
Connected Nation

Chris Pedersen serves as Vice President of Development and Planning for Connected Nation, a national non-profit focused on improving lives through technology. Chris leads nationwide development efforts related to initiating community development, workforce, broadband expansion, and digital inclusion programs. Chris collaborates with various federal, state, and local entities, libraries, educational systems, and foundations to identify their current broadband and technology needs and opportunities and respond with comprehensive solutions.
Working with Connected Nation’s team of broadband experts in community engagement, research and planning, GIS, public policy, and engineering, and technical services, Chris initiates and develops targeted programs to help communities bridge the digital divide by expanding broadband access, adoption, and use. Connected Nation programs include the Connected Community Engagement Program, Digital Works – Connecting People & Jobs, Every Citizen Online, Computers 4 Kids, and other programs designed to create opportunities for people to improve their lives through technology. Chris has been actively engaged in developing public-private partnerships across various sectors in over a dozen states and Puerto Rico, and recently participated in an international learning exchange in the South Pacific.
Prior to Connected Nation, Chris served executive level roles in Fortune 500 companies with over ten years’ experience in sales and marketing, account management, and business development. Chris holds a B.A. in English and Spanish from Centre College and an M.A. in secondary education from the University of Kentucky.

Toby Rittner

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Wednesday April 15 1:00 - 2:30 PM

President & CEO
Council of Development Finance Agencies

Toby Rittner is the President & CEO of Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA), a national association dedicated to the advancement of development finance concerns and interests. CDFA is comprised of the nation’s leading and most knowledgeable members of the development finance community representing hundreds of public, private and non-profit development entities. Members are state, county and municipal development finance agencies and authorities that provide or otherwise support economic development financing programs. Mr. Rittner runs the day-to-day operations of the Council including the organization’s various educational, advocacy, research, resources and networking initiatives.

Rittner is one of the most vocal and recognized leaders of the development finance industry nationwide and has advised state and federal government leaders, including President Biden and President Obama’s Administration Transition Teams, on economic development finance policy. Through his leadership and guidance, CDFA was successful in preserving private activity bonds and other critical development finance tools during the 2017 tax reform deliberations and has had numerous pieces of legislation introduced in the United States Congress. In 2021, Rittner successfully led a national effort to reauthorize and fund the $10B State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) program as part of the American Rescue Plan Act.

Rittner focuses on sustainable finance with an emphasis on infrastructure, clean energy food systems, small business and innovations in the development finance industry to drive sustainable outcomes. He has written extensively about impact ready initiatives that leverage and engage capital in ways that drive local sustainability in both the environment and economy.

Rittner is a frequent speaker at local, state and national conferences and events focused on economic development finance. He has been featured in The Bond Buyer, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, NPR and other national media publications concerning the advancement of development finance tools. He is the author of CDFA's highly acclaimed Practitioner's Guide to Economic Development Finance and co-author of CDFA's Unlocking Capital: A Handbook for Becoming a High Performing Development Finance Agency.

Rittner is an adjunct faculty member at The Ohio State University and Carnegie Mellon University teaching planning and finance for sustainable economic development. He is also a Development Finance Certified Professional (DFCP) and has completed the prestigious Oxford University Sustainable Finance Foundation Course.

Prior to joining CDFA, Mr. Rittner was the Director of Legislative Affairs for the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). Mr. Rittner has also worked for the Franklin County, Ohio Board of Commissioners and the City of Gahanna, Ohio. Mr. Rittner previously served on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Environmental Financial Advisory Board and is a member of the Advisory Board for the National Community Fund I. Mr. Rittner holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Master's of City and Regional Planning degree from The Ohio State University. Mr. Rittner was awarded the Ohio State University College of Engineering Distinguished Alumnus Award in 2016.

Mark Scheffel

Access to Capital and Community Facilities
Wednesday July 8 1:00 - 2:30 PM

Senior Vice President
Advantage Capital

Mark Scheffel serves as a senior vice president for Advantage Capital. Given his experience as both a legislator and practicing attorney, Mr. Scheffel plays an important role in helping the firm’s clients navigate the challenges presented by state governments.
With over 25 years of professional experience in business and public service, Mr. Scheffel most recently served as the Senate Majority Leader in the Colorado State Senate, representing State Senate District 4 as the second highest-ranking Republican in the chamber. A member of the Colorado Senate since 2008, he has dedicated his career in public service championing both small businesses and Colorado’s taxpayers, leading legislative efforts to help small businesses grow and expand and provide more transparency in state government for taxpayers. Mr. Scheffel has worked as a practicing business and tax attorney since 1989, starting his own firm, Reid and Scheffel, P.C. in 1993. He has represented individual, corporate, and governmental entity clients in tax, business, and regulatory matters.
Mr. Scheffel received his J.D. from John Marshall School of Law, his LL.M. degree in taxation from New York University’s School of Law and his bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Denver.

Kim Smith

Access to Capital and Community Facilities
Wednesday July 8 1:00 - 2:30 PM

Butler Snow LLP

Kim is an experienced transactional lawyer with a focus on New Markets Tax Credits and Public Finance. She has extensive experience with structuring complex financing transactions for 501(c)(3) organizations, real estate developers, operating businesses and government entities utilizing conventional financing, tax-exempt bonds and USDA financing.

She has been recognized as a Louisiana Super Lawyer® Rising Star and speaks frequently on issues related to the NMTC program, as well as various other incentive programs and has contributed to industry publications.

Kim obtained her J.D. from the University of Mississippi and received her LL.M. in Taxation from New York University. She is a member of the State Bars of New York, Louisiana and Mississippi, as well as the National Association of Bond Lawyers.

Tony Smith

Access to Capital and Community Facilities
Wednesday July 8 1:00 - 2:30 PM

Executive Vice President
SB Friedman Development Advisors

Tony’s consulting practice is focused on the feasibility, strategy and financial aspects of community and economic development. While at SB Friedman, he has led numerous assignments including TIF analyses and eligibility studies, area revitalization strategies, feasibility-testing for redevelopment scenarios, negotiation and structuring of public-private financing for high-impact projects, and a range of New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC)-related services. He founded and leads SB Friedman’s NMTC consulting practice, which has prepared successful applications securing over $1 billion of NMTC allocation from the US Treasury, and structured/closed over $1.5 billion in NMTC transactions.  Many of the structured finance assignments Tony has consulted on include local, state, and federal financing tools such as historic tax credits, housing credits, state tax credits, below-market loans, and TIF. He has particular expertise in navigating the complexities that come with combining multiple subsidy tools to fill challenging financing gaps. He is a member of LISC Chicago’s Board of Advisors as well as the Chicagoland Opportunity Zones Consortium.

Andy Struckhoff

Tools, Programs, and Opportunities Within Rural America
Wednesday May 6 1:00 - 2:30 PM

Vice President
PGAV Planners, LLC

Andy Struckhoff brings to PGAV a variety of skills in economic and community development. Andy’s professional career includes both public and private sector experience. Andy has led underwriting activities analyzing potential acquisitions, tax increment financing planning activities including composing redevelopment plans and cost/benefit analyses, business retention and recruitment projects, undertook return analysis activities and also performed a variety of demographic analyses. Andy works with communities to develop solutions regarding open space, neighborhood, downtown planning, and public financing. His breadth of experience allows him to engage in projects as varied as land use policy, fiscal impact analyses, and market analyses. He also works with communities to develop effective policies and guidelines for using public incentives to attract private development.

Martin Walke

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Wednesday April 15 1:00 - 2:30 PM

Vice President
Louisiana Public Facilities Authority

Martin Walke joined the Louisiana Public Facilities Authority (LPFA) in 2006 and serves as the Vice President of Economic and Program Development. His primary function is to plan, organize and coordinate local and statewide efforts in economic and program development for the LPFA, a conduit issuer of tax-exempt and taxable bonds. He is responsible for managing several revolving loan programs totaling over $24 million as well as governmental and public affairs for the LPFA. Walke earned a B.S. in Business Administration from Louisiana State University and gained a broad scope of experience serving in both the public and private sectors over the past 40 years. His career includes serving as a Legislative Assistant to former U.S. Senator J. Bennett Johnston and as Director of State Operations for former U.S. Senator John Breaux. After establishing and managing a consulting business for many years, he worked as a banker in public finance and subsequently as a financial advisor before joining the LPFA. Walke serves in a leadership capacity on numerous boards associated with economic development in Louisiana and nationally. He currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Advocacy Committee of the National Association of Health & Educational Facilities Finance Authorities (NAHEFFA), a member of the Board of Directors of CDFA, a member and former Director of the Louisiana Industrial Development Executives Association (LIDEA), Director and Past Chairman of the Louisiana Business & Technology Center (LBTC), and a Director of the Louisiana Business Incubator Association (LBIA). In addition, he finds fulfillment in serving as a volunteer to many civic, church, and philanthropic organizations as well. As part of his commitment to professional development, Walke attained the designation of Certified Louisiana Economic Developer (CLEcD) in 2011.

Jennifer Watkins

Access to Capital and Community Facilities
Wednesday July 8 1:00 - 2:30 PM

Director of Operations
Alliance for Rural Impact

Jennifer G. Watkins is the co-founder and Director of Operations for the Alliance for Rural Impact (ARI), a mission-driven nonprofit and emerging CDFI based in Northeast Arkansas. The organization is designed to assist rural and tribal communities with implementation by providing needed resources such as expertise, capital and a vast network of partners and advocates from across the nation. The ARI team is solutions-focused and adept in financial stabilization and growth, strategic planning and analysis, capacity building and long-term implementation that brings about positive changes and community prosperity. Jennifer leads project and program development efforts on behalf of ARI, along with curriculum design, implementation, research, resource identification and fundraising.
Jennifer is a strong advocate for rural communities, spending her entire career of over 20 years working to improve the economic and quality of life conditions of small towns and tribes around the country. Implementation has always been a focus of her work. For rural communities, this requires creative thinking, partnership development and unrelenting determinedness, all skills Jennifer has honed and now brings to ARI.
Prior to founding ARI, Jennifer worked for a small consulting firm conducting strategic planning efforts in over 35 communities across the country. She served as the lead consultant for a $4 million, 12-county regional planning effort for the East Arkansas Planning & Development District, a project that introduced her to the Delta region. It was this project – in a place where rural poverty is rampant – that inspired the development of ARI.
Before embarking on her consulting journey, Jennifer served for thirteen years as a local practitioner in her hometown in rural eastern Oregon. Jennifer worked with local businesses to develop sound business plans, access financing, diversify their products, reach larger markets and plan for their futures. She also completed several multi-million-dollar projects, developed successful economic development campaigns, facilitated long-range planning processes and secured millions of dollars in grant funding. She has served on dozens of boards and committees in her community, all with the mission of improving the economy and livability for its residents.
Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Eastern Oregon University, with a concentration in Leadership, Organization & Management.

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