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As we build out our national platform, we look forward to adding you to our team as a partner! Interested in joining us? Contact Don Macke.

Don Macke

Don Macke

Senior Vice President e2 Entrepreneurial Ecosystems
(402) 323-7336

Don Macke leads e2 Entrepreneurial Ecosystems (formerly the Center for Rural Entrepreneurship), hosted by NetWork Kansas to build sustainable entrepreneurial ecosystems across North America. 

Don has over 40 years of community economic development and policy experience. He was most recently the Co-Founder and Co-Director of the national Center for Rural Entrepreneurship. Through this work, Don helps communities and regions throughout North America grow entrepreneur-focused economic development strategies and ecosystems. Don calls Nebraska home with his wife Jenny Carver and their two adult sons Sam and Eric, and he is a proud resident of America’s Great Plains Region.