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*IMPORTANT NOTE - Our corporate office has moved. Please update your records with our new address:
3721 SW 61st Street, Suite A, Des Moines, IA 50321

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Staff Profile

Bret Mills


Department: Corporate Office
Phone: 515-246-8016 ext. 16

Mr. Mills serves as President for Conlin Properties, Inc., which he joined in 2011 after serving as the Director of the Iowa Department of Economic Development (IDED) for the state of Iowa. Prior to working in economic development, Bret served as the Executive Director of the Iowa Finance Authority (IFA) for five years after serving two years as the CFO. Prior to joining IFA, Mr Mills worked at the Iowa Treasurer of State’s office for fifteen years, the last nine as a Deputy Treasurer. He has also enjoyed his service to various community organizations. Bret has bachelor degrees from the University of Iowa and Drake University as well as a MBA from Drake University. He is a licensed CPA in Iowa, and has earned the HCCP designation as well as NDC’s Housing Development Finance Professional.