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Tony Evers, Governor
Amy Pechacek, Secretary

Department of Workforce Development
Secretary's Office

201 E. Washington Avenue
P.O. Box 7946
Madison, WI 53707-7946
Telephone: (608) 266-3131
Fax: (608) 266-1784

March 8, 2024
CONTACT: DWD Communications

DWD Secretary Amy Pechacek Nominated for StateScoop 50 Award in State Leadership Category

DWD Secretary Amy Pechacek

By DWD Communications

MADISON – Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) Secretary Amy Pechacek has been nominated for the 2024 StateScoop 50 Award in the State Leadership category.

Initiated in 2013, the StateScoop 50 Awards are presented by StateScoop, part of the Scoop News Group. The StateScoop 50 Awards recognize individuals and agencies at the forefront of innovative projects that advance government operations and citizen services. The State Leadership category, for which Secretary Pechacek is nominated, recognizes leaders who play a crucial role in implementing new technologies, securing systems, revolutionizing operations, and driving substantial change within government entities.

Individuals from state and local IT communities submit award nominations in February. The selection process involves narrowing down the list to 200 finalists across four award categories. Voting opened Feb. 26 and concludes March 29. Winners will be announced April 28. Information about all nominees, including all nominees from Wisconsin, is available at the StateScoop website.


Wisconsin's Department of Workforce Development efficiently delivers effective and inclusive services to meet Wisconsin's diverse workforce needs now and for the future. The department advocates for and invests in the protection and economic advancement of all Wisconsin workers, employers and job seekers through six divisions – Employment and Training, Vocational Rehabilitation, Unemployment Insurance, Equal Rights, Worker's Compensation and Administrative Services. To keep up with DWD announcements and information, sign up for news releases and follow us on Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.