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MILWAUKEE – Legacy Redevelopment Corporation announced today that Andre Wright has been appointed chairman of the board of directors. Wright is an associate attorney in the Milwaukee office of Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C.
“I’m honored to serve as chairman of the board, and look forward to being a part of Legacy Redevelopment Corporation’s economic development efforts in Milwaukee,” Wright said. “Legacy Redevelopment Corporation will play a vital role in the economic development of Milwaukee, which will lead to a better, more viable future for the city as a whole.”
Wright brings extensive experience in corporate, real estate, and finance law. His practice focuses on real estate development and construction, sales and purchase, leasehold arrangements; and assisting business and financial institutions in various aspects of corporate, and finance projects, structuring transactions, business and acquisition financing.
“We are committed to spurring new developments throughout urban Milwaukee,” said Sally Peltz, Legacy Redevelopment Corporation president. “There is plenty of opportunity to further develop city neighborhoods, and we’re anxious to provide the financial support to both non-profit and for-profit companies and developers looking to build new homes, retail and commercial spaces in these areas.”
Legacy Redevelopment Corporation, a community partner with Legacy Bank, a Milwaukee majority woman and minority-owned financial institution, is continuing to build on the immediate success of its Revolving Loan Fund. A public-private partnership between Legacy Redevelopment Corporation and Milwaukee-area companies, RLF provides home-builders and developers with the financial means to construct model homes in underutilized neighborhoods.
Legacy Redevelopment Corporation, sponsored by Legacy Bancorp is a nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution. LRC’s efforts parallel Legacy Bank’s mission of helping develop the economic base of the Milwaukee community. LRC seeks venture funds from investors, and in turn, provides non-traditional financing to foster economic development activity.
For more than 60 years, Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C. has played a leading role in shaping the political, economic and legal landscapes in Wisconsin—guiding their clients to successful outcomes. The firm, with offices in Milwaukee, Madison and Manitowoc, has more than 140 attorneys and paralegals practicing more than 30 areas of law.