Mark Gordon (Courtesy of kansascityfed.org)

Governor Matt Mead has chosen Mark Gordon to fill the State Treasurer vacancy. Gordon was one of three candidates the Wyoming Republican Party Central Committee sent to Governor Mead to replace Joe Meyer who passed away on October 6th Governor Mead commend the Central Committee for the hard work it put into this process. He also thanked all ten candidates who applied to replace Treasurer Meyer.   Gordon is a rancher from Buffalo who served on the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Board of Directors from 2009 until he resigned to be a candidate for State Treasurer.

The Central Committee also sent Governor Mead the names of Bruce Brown, a Certified Public Accountant from Devils Tower and Clark Stith an attorney from Rock Springs. Governor Mead said both candidates presented a solid vision for the state’s future.

Gordon said he is "honored to follow in the footsteps of Joe Meyer. He was a great leader, a mentor and a friend. I am humbled by the responsibility, but enthusiastic about the future of Wyoming.  He added he is "excited to work with Governor Mead, the other elected officials and the Legislature. I want to thank the Central Committee and the Governor for a very thorough and considered process.”