Wiessmann has been secretary at Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities since 2015. She also served as Pennsylvania State Treasurer from 2007 to 2009. Outside of her public sector work, Wiessmann was a founding principal and president of Artemis Capital Group, the first female-owned investment banking firm on Wall Street. Earlier in her career, she was vice president of public finance at Goldman Sachs.
"I am honored to have this opportunity to lead PHFA, which does so much good work across the state making sure that people have quality, affordable places to live," said Wiessmann. "During its 47 years of existence the agency has established a stellar reputation for addressing housing needs across Pennsylvania, and I look to continue building on that strong record of accomplishment."