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WNC Promotes from Within

Melanie Wenk, formerly chief financial officer of WNC, has recently been appointed to senior vice president.

Wenk graduated from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and joined WNC in 2003. Six years after, she was promoted to vice president and chief financial officer.

“Melanie is a dedicated professional and respected leader at WNC who has directly contributed to the company’s success over the past 11 years,” said Will Cooper Jr., president and chief executive officer of WNC.

In addition to her new role as senior vice president, Wenk will continue her current positions as she has done since 2009.

“She has consistently demonstrated a commitment to WNC’s mission to protect and expand the nation’s stock of quality affordable housing and is an invaluable member of our executive team. I couldn’t be more pleased to expand her role and responsibilities as we continue to grow the company,” Cooper Jr. added.

Founded in 1971, WNC has acquired over $6.3 billion in assets. The national real estate investor specializes in affordable housing and has developed 17 low-income community projects since 2000.