Antonio Riley, executive director of the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA), has been named a regional administrator for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
He is one of several recent appointments at the federal agency.
Riley will responsible for overseeing HUD programs and services in six Midwestern states—Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota.
Before joining WHEDA in 2003, Riley served 10 years in the Wisconsin Legislature.
Derrith Watchman-Moore will serve as HUD’s regional administrator for four Great Plains states. She will oversee HUD programs in Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, and Nebraska. Watchman-Moore recently served as COO for the Navajo Housing Authority. Prior to that, she was deputy cabinet secretary and senior policy adviser for New Mexico’s Environment Department.
Jane Vincent has been selected as regional administrator for the mid-Atlantic region that includes Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia.
She was senior vice president for development at the Delaware Community Foundation, a public charitable institution, while also serving as president of the Vincent Group, a firm that provides affordable housing market research and support to nonprofits and housing authorities.