Personnel File

Scott Neitzel

Scott A. Neitzel, Department of Administration Secretary.

On March 1, 2015, Scott A. Neitzel was appointed to serve as the Department of Administration (DOA) Secretary.

Scott served as a Commissioner of the Wisconsin Public Service Commission (PSC).

Previous to his work at the PSC, he was a Special Assistant at U.S. Department of Energy and a Special Assistant at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in Washington D.C.

Scott also served as the Register of Deeds for Sauk County and as the Deputy Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Development.

Scott also had a previous stint at DOA as a division administrator in the mid-eighties.

In 197, Scott took a job with Madison Gas and Electric Co. (MG&E).  He worked his way up to the position of Senior Vice President.

Scott is a member of the Madison Downtown Rotary and Resurrection Lutheran Church in Verona.

He also served on the Board of Downtown Madison Inc. and the Salvation Army of Dane County.

Scott was born in Baraboo and currently lives in the Madison area with his family.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and an MBA from the University of Chicago’s Executive Program.

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