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Opportunity Zones Workshop Presentations

June 2018 Opportunity Zones Summit (Agenda)

  • Deputy Secretary Ted Brady provided an outline of how the zones were selected in Vermont. 
  • Kenan Fikri of the Economic Innovation Group provided a national perspective
  • Stephen Trenholm of Gallagher, Flynn & Co. outlined the anticipated tax benefits
  • Craig Miskovich of Downs Rachlin Martin provided a Vermont developer’s perspective.

June 2019 Vermont Opportunity Zones Workshop #1 (Agenda)

September 2019 Vermont Opportunity Zones Workshop #2 (Agenda)

Attracting Federal Resources to Your Opportunity Zone: How federal agencies are prioritizing investments in opportunity zones.

  • Anthony Linardos, USDA Rural Development State Director (VT and NH) (slide show)
  • Rich Grogan, Northern Border Regional Commission Executive Director (website)
  • Frank Gardner, US Environmental Protection Agency (slide show)
  • Linda Cruz-Carnall, US Economic Development Authority Regional Director (website)
  • Darcy Carter, US Small Business Administration (slide show)