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Gov. Rick Snyder makes appointment to the City of Hamtramck Receivership Transition Advisory Board

Friday, November 13, 2015

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointments of Albert Bogdan, of Huntington Woods, and Peter McInerney, of Grosse Pointe, to the city of Hamtramck Receivership Transition Advisory Board.

The board was first named in December of 2014 after the city’s financial emergency was resolved and the City of Hamtramck transitioned back to local control.

"Albert and Peter have numerous years of professional experience and I know that their leadership will help ensure continued financial stability in the city of Hamtramck," Snyder said.

Bogdan is president of AAB Development Strategies, LLC., a development consulting firm and has over 40 years of experience in community and economic development, real estate, land use, and finance. He is considered an expert in federal and state programs and in financing partnerships. Bogdan holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the City College of New York and an MBA from the University of Massachusetts. He will represents members with relevant professional experience.  

McInerney is the community development director for the city of Wayne. He has over 29 of experience in local government, is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, and serves on the board of directors of the Seventeen One Eleven Condo Association. McInerney holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame and a law degree from the University of Detroit School of Law. He will represent members with relevant professional experience and replace Cathy Square who resigned.

Other members of the City of Hamtramck RTAB are: Deborah Roberts, representing the State Treasurer; Mark Stema, representing the director of the Department of Technology, Management, and Budget; and Karen Young representing members with revelant professional experience. Members serve at the pleasure of the governor.

For more information about Public Act 436 of 2012, the Local Financial Stability and Choice Act, visit the Local Government Fiscal Health page on the Department of Treasury’s web site at