Governor Walker Appoints Ivan Gamboa to Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority
Gamboa currently serves as Senior Vice President at Tri City National Bank in Hales Corners.
Madison – Today, Governor Scott Walker announced the appointment of Ivan Gamboa as Chair of the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA). Former Chair of WHEDA, Corey Hoze, submitted his letter of resignation to the Governor on Thursday, May 26, 2016 and Mr. Gamboa’s appointment is effective today.
“Ivan Gamboa possesses the experience and expertise necessary to serve Wisconsin as Chair of WHEDA,” Governor Walker said. “With his extensive leadership experience at the Tri City National Bank as well as serving on numerous commissions, we know Mr. Gamboa will lead WHEDA with the knowledge and dedication to benefit the taxpayers of our great state. I thank Corey Hoze for his leadership on WHEDA and for his service to Wisconsin. We wish him well in his future endeavors.”
Gamboa currently serves as Senior Vice President at Tri City National Bank in Hales Corners. He also serves as a Board Member of Carmen High School. Gamboa has previously served as a Board Member on the City of Milwaukee Plan Commission, as a Board Member on the City of Milwaukee Equal Rights Commission, and as Economic Development Director for the Milwaukee Alliance.
WHEDA members include the Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Administration, the CEO of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, and six public members nominated by Governor Walker and appointed by the Senate. In addition, one Senator of each party and one Representative to the Assembly of each party serve on WHEDA. Members serve staggered four-year terms.
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Andrew Jones is a partner in the Milwaukee office of Husch Blackwell LLP.