Owner / Lobbyist
REBECCA HOGAN has been developing and advancing policies and related political strategies for Wisconsin lawmakers, administrators and businesses for nearly 20 years. She joined Hamilton Consulting in 2013, where she advocates for clients in policy areas such as health care and workforce development.
Before joining Hamilton, Rebecca served as the Director of Health and Human Resources Policy at Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce (WMC), the state’s largest trade association representing business. While at WMC, Rebecca lobbied the legislature on health care policy and human resources issues such as unemployment insurance, worker’s compensation, education and the Family Medical Leave Act.
Rebecca spent eight years in the Wisconsin State Senate working in a variety of positions for a number of senators, including the current co-chair of the Joint Committee on Finance, Alberta Darling and vice co-chair, Luther Olsen. In her various roles as a Chief of Staff, Senate Education Committee Clerk and Legislative Director, she was responsible for preparing analysis and policy recommendations for committee fiscal deliberations, media relations and guidance to constituents.
In addition to her legislative experience, Rebecca was the Deputy Director for the Committee to Elect a Republican Senate where she conducted all administrative, financial management and fundraising activities. Rebecca also was a Regional Coordinator for former Governor Thompson’s campaign committee.
Rounding out her background, Rebecca served as a research and policy advisor at the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions. In this position she drafted bill summaries on legislation that impacted the agency, conducted research projects and wrote informational papers on the financial industry.
Rebecca holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Relations from University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has received appointments from the Secretary of the Department of Workforce Development to the Wisconsin Apprenticeship Advisory Council and from Gov. Scott McCallum as the liaison to the United States Mint for the Wisconsin Commemorative Quarter Project.
Rebecca serves on the Home & School Board of her children’s school and participates in many other volunteer activities there. She lives in Cottage Grove, Wisconsin, with her husband and three children.