28 Sep Treasurer Michael W. Frerichs
Michael Frerichs, State Treasurer of Illinois, has served on the Illinois State Board of Investment since 2015.
Treasurer Frerichs was elected to office in November 2014 as the 74th person to serve in this role where after spending just under one year in office, he was elected by his peers across the country to be on the National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers and Treasurers’ Executive Committee. Treasurer Frerichs’ initiatives have centered on encouraging savings plans for college and trade schools, increasing financial education among all ages, removing barriers to a secure retirement, and protecting residents from predatory companies.
Treasurer Frerichs graduated with a B.A. from Yale University and continued on to attend National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan where he studied Mandarin Chinese while teaching English courses.