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Caitlin Long's campaign to make Wyoming more fintech friendly

Caitlin Long ’94 left Wyoming for Harvard Law School and the career on Wall Street that followed, but she’s never forgotten her home state or its only university.

She grew up in Laramie, home to the University of Wyoming, where her father taught electrical engineering for 40 years and where she herself attended college.

She’s served on multiple University of Wyoming boards during a career that took her from Salomon Brothers to Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley. Most recently, she served as president and chairman of Symbiont, a financial technology startup where she evangelized for the digital ledger, blockchain.

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Upton is located 70 miles east of thirteen open pit coal mines, including the Thunder Basin Coal Mine, the nation's largest. You can arrange to have guided tours to learn more about this critical industry in northeast Wyoming. Upton and Newcastle are on the railroad right-of-way that ships most of the coal to midwestern and eastern markets. There is an average of 75 Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad trains that pass through Weston County daily. This is a train watchers heaven!