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Gov. Evers appoints Elmer Moore Jr. to serve as WHEDA CEO and executive director


Elmer Moore Jr. will serve as CEO and executive director of the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA), Gov. Evers announced on Friday.

“Access to affordable housing is critical in supporting Wisconsin’s working families, employers, and the economic well-being of our communities,” said Gov. Evers. in a statement. “I’m thrilled to have Elmer Moore join our administration to serve in this important role. His background in business development, job creation, strategic partnerships, and community engagement will be critical to ensuring that WHEDA’s commitment to housing equity and economic opportunity remains strong throughout our great state.”

Moore currently serves as the executive director of Scale Up Milwaukee for the Greater Milwaukee Committee.

“It is a tremendous honor to accept Gov. Evers’ appointment to serve as WHEDA’s CEO and executive director,” said Moore. “Advancing innovative solutions and resources that provide equity for all has been the foundation of my career. I look forward to working with WHEDA and its many public and private stakeholders to support the mission of stronger, more sustainable communities across Wisconsin.”

Moore, who earned a bachelor’s degree from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania and a master’s degree in business administration from Columbia Business School in New York City, will start his new position on Monday, April 11.