Mark Conine has been appointed the president of the Arkansas Development Finance Authority (ADFA).
Conine was selected for the position by the ADFA Board of Directors on Thursday, May 20. He succeeds outgoing president Bryan Scoggins, who has served as the ADFA president since August 2019.
Most recently, Conine served as the chief financial officer and vice president of finance and administration for ADFA. He is set to begin his new role immediately.
“Mark is the ideal choice to lead ADFA,” Arkansas Secretary of Commerce Mike Preston said in a statement. “He brings a wealth of experience in the financial industry and knows the ins and outs of ADFA. I have the utmost confidence in his ability to work with our partners as we seek to expand job opportunities and affordable housing throughout the state.”
ADFA is a division of the Arkansas Department of Commerce.
Before joining ADFA, Conine served as the chief financial officer of the Arkansas Student Loan Authority for 12 years.
A licensed certified public accountant and certified global management accountant, he earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Ouachita Baptist University.