Idaho Health Facilities Authority Names New Executive Director
November 3, 2017
The Idaho Health Facilities Authority (the “IHFA”) Board of Directors announced today its selection of John R. Sager as Executive Director. Mr. Sager will replace Shelley Shannon in conjunction with her upcoming retirement at the end of 2017. Ms. Shannon has served the IHFA for many years in both board and Executive Director capacities. Her contributions have been vast, and she will leave behind a strong foundation upon which the IHFA will continue to build.
“Mr. Sager brings deep understanding, leadership, and many years of relevant experience. The Board is confident he will lead IHFA into the future in an effective and collaborative manner” shared Mr. Sean J. Coletti, the IHFA’s Board Chairman. Mr. Sager’s background includes 20 years in executive leadership positions at Idaho Housing and Finance Association as well as extensive experience in financial management, bond issuance, banking, and asset/liability management for public entities. The IHFA’s search committee led the Executive Director search and selection process in partnership with human resource consultant, Tresa Ball with HR Precision, Inc.
The Board appreciates Ms. Shannon’s long tenure and commitment as well as the IHFA team’s ongoing contributions. We look forward to partnering with our borrowers and stakeholders during our executive transition as well as to Mr. Sager’s contributions as Executive Director.