Chris Reader is the Director of Health & Human Resources Policy at Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC), the state’s largest trade association representing employers.

Chris works with lawmakers and state agencies to advance pro-growth reforms in a number of policy areas including employment law, unemployment insurance, worker’s compensation, education, workforce development, health care and telecommunications.

Chris serves on several boards and councils, including:

Worker’s Compensation Advisory Council
Wisconsin Apprenticeship Advisory Council
Wisconsin Apprenticeship Consortium
Wisconsin Compensation Rating Bureau Governing Board & Rating Committee
Wisconsin Technology Council Board of Directors
State Superintendent’s Standards Review Council

Chris joined WMC in 2013 with significant experience in state government and Wisconsin politics, having worked in a leadership role at a state agency, as a chief-of-staff in the state legislature and on several political campaigns.

Chris is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. He lives in Sun Prairie with his wife and children.