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Many of today's most compelling land use, infrastructure, and workforce issues require people and institutions to work across jurisdictional lines and other boundaries. Likewise, funders and institutions are increasingly realizing the importance of addressing complex economic and social issues through greater collaboration. This session offers civic leaders practical lessons on building regional collaboration to address challenges and opportunities that are too big to take on alone.

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Jim Cheng

Board Member, Tom Tom Foundation
Current Angel Investor, CAV Angels, Executive Lecturer at UVA SEAS on Entrepreneurship, of Counsel to Lee & Hayes PLLC. Former VA Secretary of Commerce and Trade. Exited Tech Entrepreneur. MBA, UVA Darden; JD, Georgetown Law; BS Comp Sci ODU.

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Becky Ceperley

Consultant, Member of Charleston, WV City Council, Appalachia Funders Network, City of Charleston, WV
Becky Cain Ceperley is an at-large member of the Charleston, West Virginia City Council. Ms. Ceperley is employed as a consultant for the Philanthropy Engagement Project of Appalachia Funders Network.
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Michael Hostad

Executive Director, The Commons/MiKE
Michael Hostad is the Executive Director of Innovation in Milwaukee (MiKE) and co-founder of The Commons, which is an initiative of the Greater Milwaukee Committee. MiKE creates programs that lead to partnerships between corporations and emerging talent networks. The Commons is an... Read More →
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Kendra Stewart

Director, Joseph P. Riley Center
Kendra B. Stewart is a Professor of Political Science and Public Administration and Director of the Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Center for Livable Communities at the College of Charleston.
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Brad Whitehead

President, The Fund for Our Economic Future
In his role as president of the Fund for Our Economic Future, Brad Whitehead directs staff activities and facilitates member engagement in accomplishing the Fund's mission to advance economic growth and equitable access to opportunity for the people of Northeast Ohio. Brad worked... Read More →


Lily Ouyang

Scribe, Volunteer

Saturday April 15, 2017 10:00am - 10:50am EDT
Second Street Gallery 115 2nd St SE, Charlottesville, VA 22902