SPEAKER

Tom Lambrecht, EDFP, LEED AP

Manager, Economic Development
Great River Energy
Maple Grove, MN

Mr. Lambrecht is the Manager of Economic Development Services for Great River Energy, the wholesale power supplier to 28 electric cooperatives. Great River Energy works with our member coops and communities in our service area to enhance community preparedness and to promote economic development opportunities across all industries. Lambrecht has directed over $60 Million in direct development financing through the electric cooperatives leveraging significant private and public capital investment. Lambrecht has served as the board President of the Mid-American Economic Development Council, the MN Business Finance Corporation, and the National Rural Economic Developers Association, and he is a member of the Advisory Board to Community Development Funding, LLC, the Bid/Host Committee of EXPO 2023 World’s Fair, and a number of other community organizations. Lambrecht has a Master’s degree through the University of Minnesota’s Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs and an undergraduate degree in Public Administration.