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Governor Scott Walker Announces Administration Staff Changes

Governor Scott Walker announced the following administrative staff changes today.

By - Jul 27th, 2015 12:51 pm

Madison – Governor Scott Walker announced the following administrative staff changes today:

  • Jay Risch – Deputy Secretary, Department of Financial Institutions (DFI).   Risch most recently served as Deputy Secretary of the Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS), and previously served as Director of Government Relations for the Wisconsin Bankers Association, Research Assistant for Senator Alberta Darling; and as Chief of Staff for Senator Cathy Stepp.
  • Jonathan BarryDeputy Secretary, Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS).  Barry most recently served as Deputy Secretary of the Department of Workforce Development (DWD), and previously served as Administrator of the Division of Enforcement at the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS), and was Development Director of Operation Fresh Start, Inc.  He also served as Dane County Executive, Wisconsin State Representative, Dane County Supervisor, and has served as a member of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents, the Wisconsin Technical System Board, and numerous gubernatorial commissions.
  • Alex Ignatowski – Assistant Deputy Secretary, Department of Financial Institutions.  Ignatowski most recently served as a Legislative Advisor for the Department of Health Services (DHS).  He has also previously served as Operations Director for the Office of Governor Scott Walker.

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