Deputy Secretary Georgia Maxwell
Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development
Deputy Secretary Georgia Maxwell brings more than two decades of public and private sector experience in senior management, legislative and public policy to her executive leadership role at DWD, which implements the Governor's agenda to develop Wisconsin's talent and move Wisconsin's economy forward. She most recently was Assistant Deputy Secretary at the Department of Financial Institutions from April 2013 until July 2015, and was DWD's Assistant Deputy Secretary from January 2011 until April 2013.
Deputy Secretary Maxwell was President of the Maxwell Group Inc., a public affairs, grassroots, and message development consulting firm from 2004 until 2011. She served as a leading advocate for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Wisconsin Chapter, which was one of her Maxwell Group clients. From 1999 to 2004, Deputy Secretary Maxwell was Government Affairs Director for the Wisconsin Credit Union League. She worked in the State Capitol from 1990 to 1999 as a legislative assistant, chief of staff and committee clerk to Senate and Assembly Republican leaders.
Deputy Secretary Maxwell grew up in the Oshkosh area and attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison.