FHLB Des Moines Appoints Two New Members to Advisory Council

last updated on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 in Community News

Robert (Bob) Peterson Jr. with the Washington State Housing Finance Commission (WSHFC) in Seattle, Washington and Sean Hubert with Central City Concern in Portland, Oregon have been appointed to the Federal Home Loan Bank Des Moines (FHLB Des Moines) Advisory Council.

Mr. Peterson and Mr. Hubert will join other Advisory Council members in providing the FHLB Des Moines board of directors with recommendations for ways in which the Bank can best respond to the affordable housing and community economic development needs throughout its district, which incorporates 13 states and three U.S. Pacific territories.

“We are honored to have Bob and Sean join the Advisory Council,” said Jennifer Ernst, senior vice president and community investment officer, FHLB Des Moines. “Both bring a wealth of expertise and insight into affordable housing and economic development needs and opportunities. We look forward to working with them to enhance the vibrancy of communities throughout our region.”

Mr. Peterson, who has been with WSHFC for more than 15 years, has extensive public and private sector experience in affordable housing finance. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Washington State University, and has received an executive development certificate from the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business.

Mr. Hubert began his career in affordable housing in 1998. For the past 12 years he has worked at Central City Concern, and currently oversees the development of strategy, policy and advocacy efforts, and real estate operations. He also serves on the Housing Oregon, Oregon Facilities Authority, and Wells Fargo CDE Advisory boards, as well as numerous city and state advisory committees. Mr. Hubert earned a bachelor’s degree from Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania.

Mr. Peterson and Mr. Hubert begin their three-year terms on January 1, 2019.

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