NGIN is a network for and by practitioners —people and institutions committed to leading inclusive growth strategies in their neighborhoods and regions. The organization was founded in 2018 by a group of leading economic practitioners.
Cathy Belk, President, Jump Start Inc.
Betsy Biemann, CEO, Coastal Enterprises, Inc.
Xav Briggs, Vice President, Economic Opportunities + Assets, The Ford Foundation
Paul Brophy, Principal, Brophy & Reilly LLC – Co-Chair
Chris Camacho, President and CEO, Greater Phoenix Economic Council
Pete Carlson, President, Regional Growth Strategies
Derek Douglas, Vice President for Civic Engagement, University of Chicago
Tim Ferguson, Founder, Chairman, Next Street
Michael Huber, President and CEO, Indy Chamber
John Irons, Director, Inclusive Economies, Ford Foundation
Maurice Jones, President and CEO, LISC
Ray Leach, Chief Executive Officer, JumpStart Inc.
Kathleen Lee, Sr. Vice President, Greater Phoenix Economic Council
Amy Liu, Vice President and Director, Metropolitan Policy Program, The Brookings Institution
Teresa Lynch, Principal, Mass Economics
Rocky Marcoux, Commissioner
Liz Reynolds, Executive Director, MIT Industrial Performance Center
Lyneir Richardson, CEO, Chicago TREND
Karl Seidman, Senior Lecturer in Economic Development, MIT
Marlene Seltzer, President, Jobs for the Future
Rob Simpson, Centerstate Corporation for Economic Opportunity
David Warm, Executive Director, Mid- America Regional Council
Robert Weissbourd, President, RW Ventures, LLC
Brad Whitehead, President, Fund for Our Economic Future
Steve Wray, Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, Econsult Solutions