State Relations provides a focus for advocacy, in cooperation with legislative liaisons from the UW System institutions and peer universities nationwide.
Interim Vice President for University Relations and Associate Vice President for Economic Development
1760 Van Hise Hall 1220 Linden Dr Madison, WI 53706 Telephone: (608) 262-3905 firstname.lastname@example.org
About David Brukardt
David A. Brukardt is Interim Vice President for University Relations and Associate Vice President for Economic Development for the University of Wisconsin System. He leads the UW System Office of Economic Development, developed in 2012 to connect UW faculty and staff talent, innovative spirit, and entrepreneurial energy with Wisconsin businesses in order to foster job growth and to build better communities. Brukardt serves in a joint appointment with the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC). In 2013, Brukardt was appointed to the Governor’s Council on Workforce Investment. He has more than 20 years of public affairs experience with global organizations and entrepreneurial start-ups in Wisconsin and in Washington State. Most recently, he served as Executive Vice President of Investor and Corporate Relations for Sterling Financial Corporation in Spokane, Washington. While in the Pacific Northwest, he was chair of the Association of Washington Business (AWB), the state’s chamber of commerce. He also served three terms on the board of the Spokane International Airport, for which he led business development missions to Japan, South Korea, and China. Brukardt earned his Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Maryland and his undergraduate degree from Marquette University. He is a graduate from the ABA National Banking School in Fairfield, Connecticut, and is a fourth-generation Wisconsin native.
Government Relations Specialist 1656 Van Hise Hall 1220 Linden Dr Madison, WI 53706 Telephone: (608) 720-2098 email@example.com
Director, State Relations 1738 Van Hise Hall 1220 Linden Dr Madison, WI 53706 Telephone: (608) 262-1312 firstname.lastname@example.org