White House Rural Council

July 24, 2014


Washington, D.C., US

Partner Mark A. Kromkowski received a White House invitation to participate in the Rural Opportunity Investment Conference on July 24, 2014, in Washington, D.C. The meeting featured keynote speaker Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear and opening remarks by U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Thomas Vilsack and U.S. Department of the Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew. Panel discussions addressed the rural business investment company program, biofuels and renewable energy investment, private equity investments, education and entrepreneurship, bio-based product manufacturing, energy generation and transmission, telecommunications and broadband, conservation finance, regional food systems, and community, water and transportation infrastructure. For more information about the White House Rural Council, visit www.whitehouse.gov.

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