William H. Lambe
Areas of Expertise
Community and economic development
Will Lambe joined the School of Government in 2006. He specializes in economic and community development strategies for rural or underserved communities, directing partnerships between University faculty, students, staff and community leaders. He has published articles and a book, Small Towns, Big Ideas, on community and economic development in small towns and rural areas. He co-founded and directs operations for the School’s Development Finance Initiative, which assists local governments with attracting private investment for transformative development projects. Before joining the School of Government, Lambe worked with the Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED) on a range of research and advocacy projects. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado, a master’s degree in public policy from Duke University’s Sanford Institute, and an Economic Development Finance Certification from the National Development Council (NDC).