Amy Pechacek

From DWD:

Amy is a government administration strategist with two decades of executive leadership experience, including directing numerous complex public programs serving multimillion-member constituencies. She previously managed all risks, liabilities, and life safety issues associated with Milwaukee County’s comprehensive operations including law enforcement, jail and juvenile detention, courts, and behavioral health services. For the past decade she has been involved in public policy development and acted in advisory roles for multiple practice areas associated with local and large-scale governmental administration, specializing in crisis management for compliance related damage mitigation and program recovery. Amy began her career as a licensed private detective focused on fraud investigations, and has traveled the country extensively working undercover.

Secretary-designee Pechacek earned her bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, and has a master’s degree in public policy and public administration from Northwestern University. She is also a graduate of the Senior Executive Institute at the University of Virginia’s Weldon Cooper School for Public Service.

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