Treasurer, State of Michigan
Andy Dillon is Michigan's 44th state treasurer, responsible for overseeing changes to the state's taxation laws, distributing revenue-sharing monies, and protecting the credit rating of the state and its local units of governments. In addition, he manages the retirement funds of Michigan's state police and judges, and its state and public school employees. Dillon served three terms in the Michigan House of Representatives, the last two as speaker. There he was a leading proponent of expanding Michigan's renewable energy sector and one of the chief architects of the 21st Century Jobs Fund, which was created to diversify Michigan's economy. Prior to holding elected office, Dillon was managing director of Wynnchurch Capital, vice president of GE Capital and a financial analyst at W.R. Grace. In addition, he practiced law for seven years after graduating with his law and accounting degrees from the University of Notre Dame, and worked as an administrative assistant to U.S. Sen. Bill Bradley.