Kari Hofer joined WMC in 2016 as Executive Director of WMC Foundation.

With a background in political fundraising, Kari previously served as the Wisconsin Finance Director for U.S. Senator Ron Johnson’s successful 2016 re-election campaign.  She has also worked as the Finance Director for the Republican Party of Wisconsin and Hawaii Republican Party, as well as Deputy Finance Director for Linda Lingle’s 2012 U.S. Senate bid.

Kari grew up in Tomah, Wisconsin, graduated from UW-Madison with a BA in Communication Arts and Political Science, and earned her MBA in 2015.