Brian Rothgery, Public Information Manager

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MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee County Board Chairman Theodore Lipscomb Sr., released the following statement regarding today’s announcement that Hector Colon, Director of Milwaukee County’s Department of Health and Human Services, will be leaving public service to take a position as president and CEO of Lutheran Social Services.

“I’ve spoken with Director Colon and offered my congratulations on his new position with Lutheran Social Services.

“The selection of someone for such a prominent position as the president and CEO of one the leading social services agencies in the region does not happen overnight and has likely been in the works for some time. 

“Hector has gained valuable experience working for the people of Milwaukee County, which has opened doors to professional opportunities in the private sector.

“I wish Hector all the best in his new position.”

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