Chief of Staff
John Hogan was appointed Chief of Staff in August 2019, with responsibilities in strategic initiatives oversight and Executive Office communications. In January 2020, he was given additional responsibility for the Business Technology Office and Facility Operations.
He joined WPS Health Solutions in March 2019 as Executive Business Operations Advisor.
Building on a career as an operations executive, John has become well known for successfully implementing major projects and managing strategic plans.
John served in various leadership roles in Wisconsin state government, most recently as Deputy Secretary in the Department of Administration, where he led administrative operations and technology initiatives. He successfully led Wisconsin’s $138 million enterprise resource planning (ERP) technology implementation, called STAR–State Transforming Agency Resources, which replaced 140 aging systems.
From 2012 to 2015, John was Deputy Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer of the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA). From 2010 to 2012, he was Chief of Staff and Administrative Officer in the Wisconsin State Senate.
He currently serves as a public appointee to the Community Development Authority for the village of Cottage Grove.
John earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and international relations from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.