What does it take to redevelop America’s Rust Belt?
The Rust Belt refers to the part of America where manufacturing jobs once dominated local economies but factories now often sit vacant. Several Illinois cities are in the Rust Belt and there’s work being done to revitalize the land those factories occupy and recharge the Rust Belt economies.
President, Moving Pillsbury Forward
CEO, Intersect Illinois (the state's public-private economic development partnership.)
Professor, Department of Geography & Geographic Information Science at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign