Position title: Communications Officer & Strategic Communications Consultant
Phone: (608) 890-2374
445 Henry Mall
Madison, WI 53706
Kathy Contezac joined UW–Madison in January 2017 as the communications officer in the former Administrative Process Redesign (APR) office. In that role, she provided guidance and strategic direction for communications related to process improvement projects supported and facilitated by APR. This included developing and implementing communications plans to help facilitate change management for major campus initiatives.
Prior to coming to UW–Madison, Kathy served as communications section chief at the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, where she led a staff of five in communications planning and development in support of the Wisconsin Medicaid Program, the FoodShare Program, and other public benefit programs. She has over 14 years of experience successfully managing high-priority and high-profile corporate communications projects and extensive experience developing communications plans and strategies to support major projects and initiatives.
Kathy has a bachelor’s degree in English from UW–Madison.