Earlier this week Bloomberg Government in partnership with Building America’s Future hosted an event to discuss America’s deteriorating infrastructure. On this weeks Capital Impact we’ll listen into a portion of the panel discussion titled “America on the Move: Investing in the U.S. Infrastructure”. Guests in this segment are former Secretary of the Department of Transportation Ray Lahood and Former Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Ed Rendell>.
Allen Scott (moderator) specializes in customer on boarding and training at Bloomberg Government. Allen previously worked at Arbitron, Inc. where he served in a variety of roles from customer service to sales operations manager. Prior to Arbitron, Allen worked in radio for several years in the Washington and Baltimore areas. Most recently he spent six years at 99.1 HFS as co-host and news director.
Peter Cook is Bloomberg Television’s chief Washington correspondent, providing in-depth coverage of Congress, the U.S. Treasury, the Federal Reserve, and regulatory and legislative issues from Washington D.C. Cook anchored Bloomberg Television’s primary and election night coverage during the 2008 presidential election and conducted interviews with all the major candidates. The son of a former Newsweek Rome bureau chief, Cook lived in Italy in his early youth. Cook is a graduate of Duke University and Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.
Ray Lahood served at the United States Secretary of Transportation from 2009 to 2013. Prior to that, he represented Illinois’s 18th congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1995 to 2009. He is a graduate of Bradley University in Peoria Illinois.
Ed Rendell, served two terms as the Governor of Pennsylvania. He was also the Mayor of Philadelphia from 1992 to 2000. Rendell is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the Villanova University School of Law.