Position title: Director of Federal Relations
100 Maryland Ave. NE, Suite 420
Washington, DC 20002
Michael Lenn joined the Office of Federal Relations as its director in January 2017. Before coming to UW-Madison, Mike spent nearly 15 years on Capitol Hill, where he served in a number of roles for Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner, most recently as chief of staff. He also served as an oversight counsel for the House Judiciary Committee and was the Vice President for Federal Affairs at the Insured Retirement Institute, a financial services trade association.
Mike, a Sheboygan native, earned a B.S. in political science and public administration from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and a J.D. from the George Mason University School of Law. He is a member of the Wisconsin State Bar.