Rick Chandler, secretary of the state Department of Revenue,
will speak on recent changes in Wisconsin’s tax climate and prospects for a
growth capital program in Wisconsin at the Tuesday, June 26, meeting of the
Wisconsin Innovation Network’s Madison chapter.
He will be joined by Tim Keane, managing director of the
Golden Angels Network and co-founder of the Keane D’Souza Venture Capital Fund
in Milwaukee, as well as Todd Asmuth, president of Madison-based AquaMost.
The luncheon will be held at the Sheraton Hotel on Madison’s John Nolen
Drive. Registration and networking begin at 11:30 a.m., lunch at noon
and the presentation at 12:30 p.m. The cost is $25 for WIN members, $35 for non-members and included with WIN corporate memberships.
Chandler was appointed revenue secretary by Gov. Scott Walker in January 2011. He served previously as state budget director under Gov. Tommy Thompson and as revenue secretary under Gov. Scott McCallum, and has worked as a lawyer and consultant in private practice. Chandler is a graduate of Lawrence University in Appleton and the University of Chicago law school.
He will discuss the state’s new manufacturing and
agricultural tax credits, changes in capital gains tax laws and other recent
tax reforms. Chandler will also discuss policy goals that could drive a
bipartisan discussion about a growth capital program in Wisconsin.
This event is sponsored by Government Policy Solutions LLC, a Madison based government affairs firm.
WIN is the membership arm of the Tech Council, the
independent, non-profit science and technology adviser to the governor and the
Legislature. It has chapters in Milwaukee, Madison, Northeast Wisconsin,
Central Wisconsin, the Lake Superior region and Western Wisconsin.