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Emmitt Smith

President/CEO, Emmitt Smith Enterprises


Emmitt Smith is a former professional football player and was inducted into the Hall of Fame as the all-time leading rusher for the National Football League. He is currently the President & CEO of Emmitt Smith Enterprises, which operates in areas spanning real estate, construction, technology, and philanthropy.

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Invest in better food — and build a better economy

A food retail incentive fund would provide financial assistance to businesses looking to expand healthy retail into "food deserts" while also attracting additional private and philanthropic dollars to further bolster development. This novel approach would unleash the power of the free market and create businesses and jobs.