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Robin Wiessmann

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Robin Wiessmann
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Treasurer of Pennsylvania
Former officeholder
In office
2007-2008
PartyDemocratic
PredecessorBob Casey, Jr.

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Robin L. Wiessmann is a former Treasurer of Pennsylvania. She was appointed by Governor Ed Rendell in 2007. She was unanimously confirmed by the Pennsylvania Senate on April 30, 2007 to fill the unexpired term of Bob Casey, Jr. who resigned to take his United States Senate seat. She did not seek election when her term expired in 2008.

Biography

Wiessmann graduated cum laude from Lafayette College and received her law degree from Rutgers University. She and her husband live in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, with their two children.

Prior to her term as Treasurer of Pennsylvania, Weissman served as a Vice-president at Goldman Sachs. She also served as Deputy Director of Finance for the Philadelphia. From 1990 through 1999 Wiessman was a founding principal and president of Artemis Capital Group. She served as a director for Merrill Lynch, the International City Managers Retirement Corporation (ICMA), and Vantagepoint Funds.

The Women’s City Club of New York lauded awarded Wiessmann the Civic Spirit Award in 1996. The National Women Executives in State Government Association awarded her the “Breaking the Glass Ceiling Award” in 1999.

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