WCDA Executive Director Receives National Honor »
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Scott Hoversland, Executive Director of Wyoming Community Development Authority, received national honors as the 2016 recipient of SMITH’s Research & Gradings Lifetime Achievement Award for Housing.
This award, introduced in 2004, recognizes an individual who has made a lasting impact on the affordable housing finance market. SMITH’s Research & Gradings was founded in 1992 as a research company providing independent analysis for investors, predicting trends, and spotlighting controversial subjects.
Upon receiving the award, Hoversland stated he is “humbled and looking forward to continuing this challenging and rewarding work.”
Hoversland has worked in finance and accounting for over 28 years. As a Certified Public Accountant, he began his career with the Montana Legislative Auditor’s Office as a Financial-Compliance Auditor. In 2001, Hoversland became the Accounting and Finance Manager at the Montana Board of Housing.
In 2005, he and his wife, Janet, and their four children moved to Casper where Hoversland became the Director of Finance and Administration for WCDA. After ten years with the organization, Hoversland assumed the role of Executive Director.
Hoversland recognizes the importance, challenge, and reward this industry brings and is hopeful for many successful years helping even more Wyoming families achieve the dream of home ownership.