Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Waltz has served in this capacity for 9 years, and under his tenure has helped to expand from one Milwaukee location, to five regional offices serving all of southern Wisconsin as well as providing technical assistance throughout the Midwest and other areas of the country. Prior to WRTP/BIG STEP, Mr. Waltz served as a Business Manager for a for-profit company and helped to secure consumer loan financing for hundreds of individuals each year.

Mr. Waltz has a Bachelor’s of Science in Business from Marian University, and an MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He also holds an SPHR certificate. Mr. Waltz sits on the Workforce Development Board of South East Wisconsin and is a Trustee for the Phi Sigma Kappa Foundation. Mr. Waltz also sits as a board member for Consortium America, LLC, a nationally certified Community Development Entity based in Washington, DC. Consortium America is controlled and managed by the Trammell Crow Company, a national real estate development and investment firm that has developed and acquired over 500 million square feet of real estate, representing $50 billion in value and deploying over $700 million in New Market Tax Credits since 2004.