Past Events

Appalachian Sustainable Finance Hub Launch

By May 21, 2024May 23rd, 2024No Comments

Tuesday, May 21st, 11 AM-1 PM ET


ReImagine Appalachia supported the launch of a new hub to provide resources and connections for local government officials, economic development agencies, technical assistance providers, project developers, investors, and labor organizations interested in new sustainable development in the region.

The event laid the groundwork for a year of strategic planning aimed at nurturing sustainable economic development across Kentucky, Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. We heard from Hub staff and partners about the work that’s underway, and how you can participate.

Speakers included:


  • Ed Hill, Jr.: International Representative, IBEW
  • Steve Patterson: Mayor of Athens, Ohio
  • Harpreet Peleg: Chief Financial Officer, AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust

Also included special remarks from Appalachian Community Capital and the Appalachian Regional Commission:

  • Donna Gambrell: President & CEO, Appalachian Community Capital
  • Jen Simon: Program Manager, Business & Workforce Investment, Appalachian Regional Commission

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