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Hilda Legg

Rural Economic Development Consultant
Legg Strategies


Hilda Legg has dedicated her 40+-year career to rural economic development, with an emphasis on the build out of true broadband and on economic opportunities and education for the families who live in rural communities across the country. She has served under four United States presidents in efforts to enhance the economic and educational opportunities for rural residents and to strengthen agriculture-driven economies in efforts to sustain a strong and healthy rural America. Those positions include Kentucky state director, USDA Rural Development; administrator, USDA Rural Utilities; alternate co-chair, Appalachian Regional Commissions and executive director of the National Council on the Handicapped. She also served as the first CEO of The Center for Rural Development in eastern Kentucky, which built a wide area network and promoted distance learning and telemedicine in the mid-1990s. Legg brings vast knowledge and a wide variety of skills from experience in public, nonprofit and private industries. She currently works as a consultant for Legg Strategies in Lexington, Kentucky, where she resides with her husband, Michael, and is the proud mother of a U.S soldier.

May 2-5, 2022

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