Michael Frerichs, Illinois State Treasurer, will be one of the Keynote Speakers at the SBAC & MB Financial Small Business Conference on January 26, 8:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Elected Illinois State Treasurer in November 2014, Michael is a Certified Public Finance Officer. He was born in the Gifford, Illinois and graduated from Yale University. Michael joined the world of entrepreneurs by starting his own technology business in Champaign County.
He was elected Illinois State Senator in 2006, representing East Central Illinois. As chairman of the Higher Education Committee, he worked to make college more affordable. He also served as chairman of the Agriculture and Conservation Committee.