About Lieutenant Governor Sara Rodriguez

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Lt. Gov. Rodriguez

Lt. Gov. Sara Rodriguez, MSN, MPH, RN, was sworn in as Wisconsin’s 46th Lieutenant Governor on January 3, 2023. A working mom, wife, and proud Wisconsinite, Lt. Gov. Rodriguez was elected on November 8, 2022. Before her election, she served in the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing Assembly District 13, comprised of a portion of Waukesha and Milwaukee Counties. While serving as a state representative, she worked on the Committees on Health, Insurance, Energy and Utilities, and Science, Technology and Broadband.

Lt. Gov. Rodriguez is an experienced healthcare executive who has worked in various leadership roles for over 20 years, including founding her own small business. Prior to serving in the Wisconsin State Assembly, Lt. Gov. Rodriguez was the vice president of Population Health and Integrated Care Management at one of the largest healthcare systems in the Midwest. In this role, she provided strategic direction to the teams that managed population health interventions for risk-based contracts and direct-to-employer products.

Before running for office, Lt. Gov. Rodriguez built a career in public health and population health management. She held positions with public health departments at the local, state, and federal levels, including serving as an epidemic intelligence service officer with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the chronic disease director for the state of Colorado, a healthcare systems consultant, and a vice president at a Fortune 100 Company.

Lt. Gov. Rodriguez graduated from Brookfield East High School and earned master's degrees in public health and nursing from Johns Hopkins University. She is passionate about community service as a returned Peace Corps volunteer and Girl Scout Troop leader.