Chasse Rehwinkel was appointed Acting Director of Banking for the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation in June of 2019. Previous to his appointmentMr. Rehwinkel served as the Chief Economist and Director of the Bond Division for the Illinois Office of Comptroller where he worked on issues of state liquidity, public budgeting, debt issuance and access to capital. Mr. Rehwinkel has served as the Comptroller’s advisor on inter fund borrowing, short term lending, bond issuance and other fiscal issues. He ha also counseled the Comptroller on a number of Boards and Commissions, including the Illinois State Board of Investment, State Employees’ Retirement System and Illinois Secure Choice. Prior to his role with the Comptroller’s office, Mr. Rehwinkel was the Director of Policy for the Illinois State Treasurer, where he oversaw the creation of the National ABLE Alliance, a coalition of 16 different state governments that created a set of affordable savings programs for people with disabilities. He received his Master in Public Policy with a focus in municipal finance from the University of Chicago’s Harris School of Public Policy and his Bachelor’s Degree from Gettysburg College. Chasse is a member of the American Economic Association and the Midwest Economic Association and has served on the board of the Society of Government Economists.