BOSTON – David Tille was sworn in today as the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Regional Administrator, serving the six states in HUD’s New England Region which includes Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.
As the Regional Administrator, Tille will serve as HUD’s liaison to mayors, city managers, state and local officials, members of Congress, private and non-profit developers, stakeholders and customers. Tille is one of 10 HUD Regional Administrators in the United States.
“This is a tremendous honor,” said Tille. “I look forward to working with Secretary Carson, the HUD Region I team and our dedicated community partners across New England, to listen to and explore innovative ways to best meet the housing and community development needs of our region.”
Prior to joining HUD, Tille was the Northeast Regional Director of the Job Creators Network, a pro-free enterprise organization of business owners, entrepreneurs and employers who help educate their employees on public policies and economic principles that impact their jobs and the economy.
Tille has more than seven years’ experience as a senior advisor to three New Hampshire Members of Congress – former U.S. Senator Robert “Bob” Smith and former U.S. Congressmen Jeb Bradley and Frank Guinta. As a Senior Projects and Outreach Director for these elected officials he managed a public policy portfolio including: housing, veterans’ affairs, energy, telecommunications and foreign relations. He has also managed and consulted on numerous political campaigns in the Granite State at the local, state and federal level and most recently served as New Hampshire State Director for Ben Carson for President.
Tille is a United States Army veteran who served on active duty earning two meritorious achievement medals. He also served in the New Hampshire National Guard as a public affairs specialist to the 197th Fires Brigade. In addition, Tille has served on the New Hampshire Homebuilders Association, Hammers for Veterans Advisory Board, an organization that assists New Hampshire veterans and their families with funding to make accessibility improvements or repairs to their home.
He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics, Political Science and International Administration from New England College in Henniker, New Hampshire and an Associate of Arts degree and certification as a Russian Linguist from the Defense Language Institute, Presidio of Monterey, California.