Stanton Hazelroth is the first executive director of the California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank (I-Bank), a financing entity housed within the California Business, Transportation and Housing Agency. In this capacity, Hazelroth manages and directs the Infrastructure Bank’s day-to-day operations and affairs. He also serves as the I-Bank’s principal advocate, providing outreach and representation to senior industry leaders and all levels of government. Under his direction, the I-Bank has achieved a $31 billion portfolio of financing infrastructure, economic development and other governmental needs. Institutional Investing in Infrastructuresenior editor Drew Campbell spoke with Hazelroth about California’s I-Bank.
What is the mission of the California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank?
The mission of the I-Bank, when the statute became law, was to assure economic revitalization, future development and a