Daniel Rainey, Ph.D.

Board Member
Biography
Daniel Rainey serves as an Associate Professor and Graduate Program Coordinator for the Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness in the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences at the University of Arkansas. His research areas include examining the dynamics of local food systems, the impact of agri-tourism on families and communities, and the human capital needs for the global economy. Dr. Rainey holds a bachelor’s degree in agricultural business management from the University of Arkansas, and masters and doctoral degrees in agricultural economics from Purdue University. A former trustee of the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation, he currently serves on the Governor’s Council of Economic Advisors and is faculty advisor to the chapter of Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences at the University of Arkansas. Dr. Rainey lives in Fayetteville.

Contact

Phone: (479) 738-1585
Email: forge@forgefund.org
Fax: (479) 738-6288
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1138
Huntsville, AR 72740

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Mission

FORGE, through its community based lending activities, seeks to promote community development and enhance the quality of life and economic sustainability of agrarian communities by linking...

Investors with Borrowers
Urban and Rural Communities
Consumers with Producers
Low income groups with Basic Affordable Credit

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