People on the Move 2.3.22| Housing Finance Magazine

The Commonwealth Cos. Appoints CEO

Adam Hanson has been named CEO of The Commonwealth Cos., a Wisconsin-based organization working in multifamily real estate development, construction, and architectural design.

Adam Hanson

Hanson joined Commonwealth in early 2021 as senior vice president of finance, making a significant impact within the finance and accounting functions in addition to other operational areas across the organization.

He has more than 20 years of experience in public accounting and corporate finance. His professional career began with a focus on audit and tax, which, over time, evolved into business owner consultation. He previously held a chief financial officer (CFO) role for a large accounting firm and has handled financial planning and human resource services for venture capital startup companies and a diversified group of specialty contractors.

While maintaining overall responsibility for the finance function, Hanson will work closely with the presidents of Commonwealth Construction Corp. and Commonwealth Development Corp. on strategically aligning entities, establishing and achieving business objectives, and positioning the organization for future growth.

In 2018, Commonwealth and Mirus Partners merged to build capacity and mentor future leaders. In January 2021, Commonwealth announced Brent Schumacher and David Ritchay as new presidents who would lead the…

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