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Morning Keynote Speaker

Lieutenant Governor

Kristen Juras

A fourth-generation Montanan who grew up on her family’s ranch near Conrad, Kristen Juras is a wife, mother, grandmother, attorney, and public servant. On November 3, 2020, Kristen became the second female elected lieutenant governor of Montana in the state’s history.  Full biography available here.

Lunch Keynote Speaker

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Edwards served as Executive Director of Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant’s Office of Recovery, where he was responsible for overseeing the closeout of Mississippi’s Hurricane Katrina recovery efforts. Edwards also served as Deputy Director of Governor Haley Barbour’s Office of Recovery and Renewal, where he was a member of the team responsible for coordinating the State of Mississippi’s long-term recovery from Hurricane Katrina.  Full biography available here.

Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Recover, Rebuild, Renew LLC

Ashley Edwards

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