Illinois State Treasurer’s Office

Director of Development Finance

Redesigned and modernized the state’s investment strategy and marketing efforts to be private sector driven and focus on community reinvestment and secondary market investment. This strategy resulted in transforming the targeted investment program to become the largest of any State Treasurer in the United States.

Major Accomplishments:

  • Created and retained more than 8,000 jobs and assisted more than 400 business in obtaining loans.
  • Invested over $50 million in a portfolio primary Illinois pooled and securitized SBA and FNMA loans.