Oakland County Names Three Directors

Ingrid Tighe
Ingrid Tighe // Photo courtesy of Oakland County

The Oakland County board of commissioners has confirmed the appointment of Brittani Anthony as director of human resources, Ingrid Tighe as director of economic development, and Kyle Jen as director of management and budget.

Anthony served as director of human resources in various settings, most recently at Bethany Christian Services. She also worked for Arlington County, Va., and the city of Ann Arbor. After completing a bachelor’s degree at Grand Valley State University, she earned a master’s degree in education and human resources development from George Washington University.

Tighe will implement the county’s economic development strategy. She led business development and workforce initiatives at the Michigan Economic Development Corp. and the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency. She is currently executive director of the Birmingham Shopping District.

Tighe served as a captain in the U.S. Army and has a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Michigan and a bachelor’s degree in communications and German from Vanderbilt University. She is a certified Economic Development Finance Professional by the National Development Council, and a member of the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America and Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Jen will oversee new budget priorities and preserve strong fiscal practices. He has held various roles for the state of Michigan since 1999, first with the nonpartisan House Fiscal Agency and most recently as the state’s deputy budget director under both Republican and Democratic administrations. He has a master’s degree in public administration from Michigan State University.