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Paul Hammer, deputy secretary

Paul Hammer, WisDOT deputy secretary Paul Hammer
WisDOT deputy secretary

As Deputy Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT), Paul Hammer is the chief operating officer for a state agency with 3,500 employees, dozens of field offices and an annual budget of more than $3 billion.

Paul has been a WisDOT employee since 2000 and previously served as Director of the Office of Policy, Finance and Improvement. Prior to WisDOT, he held positions at the Wisconsin Department of Administration and Legislative Audit Bureau.

Paul has a bachelor of arts in political science from the University of Minnesota-Duluth and received a master of arts in public affairs from the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs.

Paul and his family reside in Fitchburg.

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