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Creating jobs in rural communities

2017 Ag Chairs Summit
January 7, 2017
Capital Room

To sustain rural communities, their schools, hospitals and public services, it will require job re-qrowth, thinking outside the box, fiscal capital and strong leadership. This session will focus on how to get it done. Ms Hornbeack has some reference links you might want to review.
1) Delta Bioenergy

2) The Communities Unlimited Website

3) the Delta Bioenergy Website


Tami Hornbeck

Community Facilitator
Communities Unlimited

As a community facilitator for Communities Unlimited, Tami Hornbeck engages and enables the building of community capacity to pursue entrepreneurial opportunities and to develop, implement and sustain strategies that move communities toward prosperity. Trained as a WealthWorks value chain coordinator and coach, she has worked with the Arkansas Green Energy Network to implement a community-based bioenergy value chain strategy. [node:read-more:link]

Tony Toups

Advantage Capital Partners

Anthony “Tony” Toups joined Advantage Capital in 2006. He is involved in the firm’s national expansion efforts and economic
development activities, working on the  implementation of public/private investment programs that foster access to capital. He is a frequent speaker on these topics and also provides legal advice and representation as corporate counsel.