George Klaetsch has been President of Klaetsch Public Affairs Strategies (KPAS) since September 2008. KPAS is a firm specializing in government relations, public affairs, trade association management and issue-based grassroots advocacy.
Prior to KPAS, he was the Senior Vice President for the Madison office of a regional public affairs firm. From 2000 - 2005, George was Public Affairs Manager for Alliant Energy, a Fortune 1000 investor-owned utility providing electric and gas service to customers in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Prior to his private sector career, George served in Governor Tommy Thompson's administration from 1993 - 2000. During that time, he was the Coalitions and Political Director for Thompson's 1998 re-election campaign and member of the finance team during the 1994 campaign. Additionally, George has managed and advised numerous campaigns, including gubernatorial, congressional, legislative, issue-based and judicial campaigns in Iowa and Wisconsin.
George is a lifelong resident of Wisconsin and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point.
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