Butler Snow attorney Tray Hairston recently participated in a panel discussion on Strengthening Communities by Bridging Health and Economic Development as part of the Excelsior College Nyquist Leadership Series. The series explores New York State’s most pressing contemporary issues through the eyes of prominent government, education and industry leaders.
Hairston, based in Butler Snow’s Jackson, MS office, is a frequent speaker and author on the topic of using the health care industry as an economic driver and on the positive impact the industry has on communities.
Hairston is a member of Butler Snow’s public finance, tax incentives and credit markets group where he focuses his practice on bond transaction and economic development projects.
Other panelists included Albany, NY Mayor Kathy Sheehan, health policy advisor and consultant, Karen Lee, MD, and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Program Associate Kaitlyn Meirs.
Excelsior College is a private, nonprofit, independent institution that was founded in 1971 in Albany, NY. The institution has an enrollment of over 40,000 students and offers innovative educational programs to nontraditional students.