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Jay Rising : Cabinet Director Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Age: 66

May 27, 2019 - Crain's Detroit Business

Why he should be on your speed dial: Jay Rising is back in state government for another tour of duty as Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's cabinet director. Rising supervises state department directors and is a seasoned adviser to the new governor, having worked for Michigan's last two Democratic governors. Last year, Rising was an informal adviser to Whitmer's gubernatorial campaign on tax and fiscal policy, helping craft her campaign proposal to create an infrastructure bank and issue bonds for road repa...