Kentucky Taking Center Stage at Chicago P3 Conference

By Ed Green
P3 Kentucky Editor

Two officials from the Commonwealth of Kentucky will take part in a regional discussion about infrastructure needs across the during an upcoming conference in Chicago.

Megan McLain, Innovative Finance Manager for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, and Christopher Reece, Executive Director of the Office of Finance for the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, are scheduled to speak at the P3 Hub Midwest.

C2 Strategic Communications is a sponsor of the conference, which will be held April 9-10 at the Intercontinental Chicago Magnificent Mile. The annual conference brings together hundreds of leaders from public and private entities from Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, Kentucky, Arkansas, Missouri, Minnesota.

Megan, a graduate of Michigan State University and the University of Kentucky School of Law, joined KYTC in 2009.  She was a key member of the Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project team and has played a significant roll in the discussion around public-private partnerships and tolling. She was named innovative finance manager last year.

Reece joined the Tourism Cabinet in 2016 and has been one of the key players in the Commonwealth’s efforts to consider P3 projects to boost investments, particularly among the Department of Parks. A graduate of University of Louisville, Reece spent more than 26 years in the banking industry.

For more information on the P3 Hub Midwest Conference, visit its website.

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