WI DFI Secretary Jay Risch-“DFI’s Role in Taking Care of Business”
Jay Risch, Secretary of the Department of Financial Institutions (https://www.wdfi.org/), will give an overview of the many ways in which DFI interacts with the Wisconsin business community, from oversight of state banks and credit unions, to serving as the filing office for more than 440,000 businesses. PCBC is appreciative of the Secretary's presentation in central Wisconsin.
Secretary Jay Risch
Jay Risch was born and raised in Oconomowoc and is a graduate of Oconomowoc High School. He earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He was a policy advisor to Governor Scott McCallum, and served on the staffs of State Senators Cathy Stepp and Alberta Darling. He also served as the Director of Government Relations for the Wisconsin Bankers Association from 2010 until February 2015, when he was named Deputy Secretary at the Department of Safety and Professional Services. Risch was appointed Deputy Secretary of the Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) in July 2015 and DFI Secretary on March 6, 2017. He and his wife live in Sun Prairie with their two sons.