Don Macke is Vice President, e2 Entrepreneurial Ecosystems (formerly the Center for Rural Entrepreneurship), a new initiative with NetWork Kansas to build sustainable eEcosystems across North America. Don has nearly 40 years of community economic development and policy experience. He was most recently the Co-Founder and Director of the Center's Entrepreneurial Communities solution area. Through this work, Don helped communities and regions throughout North America grow entrepreneur-focused economic development strategies. He currently works with a group of strategic partners across the country to deliver customized entrepreneurship-focused economic development solutions and ecosystems.