The St. Louis Agency on Training and Employment (SLATE) is proud to welcome the newest member of the St. Louis Workforce Investment Board (WIB), Robert J. Wasserman. Wasserman was sworn in this past March and has told SLATE he looks forward to helping our city grow and prosper.
Wasserman is currently Senior Vice President for Tax Credit Investments for the US Bank Community Development Corporation. He began his career acquiring, underwriting, closing, and syndicating Low-Income Housing and Historic tax credit transactions, helping investors nationwide to meet their financial needs and fulfill a range of social and environmental goals.
Prior to his current role with US Bank, Wasserman was Managing Director of Tax Credit Syndications and also managed their West Coast office for originations and acquisitions of New Markets and Solar tax credits. He has an active interest in veterans' issues and charter school development, and sits on the board of KIPP Inspire Academy, a top performing school that serves every zip code in St. Louis City. Wasserman holds a Juris Doctorate from the UCLA School of Law and a Masters in Business Administration from the Anderson School of Business at UCLA.