California lacks funds for every type of infrastructure – from moving goods to moving information. With state revenues failing to keep pace with demand, it’s time to consider a broader spectrum of public and private investments.
For-benefit organizations can contribute investments to needed infrastructure, leveraging private investment for public good. The Infrastructure track will focus on current efforts underway in California and identify opportunities and barriers for expanding the for-benefit ecosystem to support the infrastructure needs of the state.
Susan Lovenburg, Director, Partnership for Economic Prosperity, California Forward
Bev Perry, Southwest Megaregion Alliance
Mark Pisano, Professor of the Practice of Public Administration, USC Sol Price School of Public Policy
Sean Randolph, Senior Director, Bay Area Council Economic Institute
Fred Silva, Senior Fiscal Policy Advisor, California Forward
Robert Tse, Community Planning and Development Specialist, USDA Rural Development
Robert Tse, USDA and California Economic Summit
The group will map a pathway and identify resources needed to expand For-Benefit contributions to needed investments in state infrastructure.
California public-private financing experts and local government representatives, with an emphasis on those utilizing Enhanced Infrastructure Financing Districts; state, federal and international for-benefit practitioners working on infrastructure projects.
Peter Luchetti, Table Rock Capital and California Infrastructure Bank
Sunne Wright McPeak, California Emerging Technology Fund
Lenny Mendonca, McKinsey (Emeritus)
Josh Genser, Richmond Community Foundation
Lauryn Agnew, Bay Area Impacting Investing Initiative
Fran Inman, Majestic Reality
Stas Margaronis, Rebuild USA