95: Let’s Get Rural Y’all

Nathan Ohle currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP), a national network of non-profits focused facilitating access to safe drinking water, sanitary wastewater disposal, economic development, and capacity building for rural and tribal communities across the country. RCAP’s work in assisting some of the smallest rural communities in the US helps to build capacity and opportunity in every state and territory across the country, and reached more than 3.2 million people last year. 

Nathan previously served as the Senior Advisor at the US Economic Development Administration (EDA), and served on the White House Rural Council, leading the engagement in place-based initiatives across the Department of Commerce. Nathan was recently selected as one of 40 Under 40 Rising Stars in economic development internationally. 

Nathan is a member of the One Water Council and the National Rural Housing Coalition, alongside several other non-profit volunteer activities. Additionally, Nathan has earned two bachelor’s degrees from Michigan State University, and lives in Falls Church, VA with his wife and two kids.

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