Governor Scott Walker Releases Statement on WEDC CEO Retirement Announcement
"Reed has overseen a transformational period at WEDC with a steady hand."
Madison – Governor Scott Walker the following statement regarding Reed Hall’s announcement that he will be retiring from his position as Secretary/CEO of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC):
“I want to express my sincere thanks and gratitude to Reed for his service to the state of Wisconsin through his sound leadership at the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation. Reed has overseen a transformational period at WEDC with a steady hand. Under Reed’s guidance, WEDC strengthened its accountability and transparency to taxpayers, improving the public trust, while moving forward the important work of developing economic opportunity for families all around our state. I wish Reed and his family the best in their next phase as he retires from his role at WEDC.”
Moving forward, Governor Walker will work with WEDC Board Chair Dan Ariens, as well as other members of the Board, to determine the best candidate to nominate as Secretary Hall’s replacement.
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Andrew Jones is a partner in the Milwaukee office of Husch Blackwell LLP.