DEED Updates Portfolios of Two Senior Leaders to Reflect Transformational Agenda
Thursday, September 07, 2023
St. Paul – Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) Commissioner Matt Varilek announced today a set of changes to the portfolios of two senior agency leaders to better align with their responsibilities and oversight as DEED implements a historic set of investments and programs for Minnesota workers and businesses.
Effective immediately, Elizabeth Frosch, DEED's Assistant Commissioner of Operations, will serve as Deputy Commissioner and Chief Operating Officer. Evan Rowe, DEED's Deputy Commissioner for Workforce Services and Operations, will now be Deputy Commissioner for Workforce Services and Transformation, overseeing a portfolio that includes existing services such as Unemployment Insurance and State Services for the Blind, as well as the new Paid Family and Medical Leave division.