Madison, Wis. –Today, the Department of Administration Secretary-designee Kathy Blumenfeld announced the appointment of Jen Flogel, current administrator for the Division of Management Services at the Department of Children and Families, as incoming administrator for the Division of Personnel Management (DPM) at DOA.
Ms. Flogel will be stepping into the role held by Malika Evanco, who has led DPM for three years, and announced her departure from DOA beginning April 1.
“Ms. Evanco has been a dedicated and diligent administrator, and the state workforce is stronger and more supported today thanks to her tireless efforts. We’re truly grateful for the work she has done during one of the most turbulent and difficult times in our state’s history,” said DOA Secretary-designee Kathy Blumenfeld, adding that “I look forward to welcoming Ms. Flogel to the team and anticipate a smooth transition as we continue to ensure state workers are well supported, to be able to provide the highest level of service to all Wisconsinites.”
“I am excited and honored to serve as the new administrator of the Division of Personnel Management, and appreciate Secretary-designee Blumenfeld’s confidence in me,” said Jen Flogel. “I look forward to building upon Ms. Evanco’s work in strengthening our workforce and making the State of Wisconsin an employer of choice.”
In addition to her senior leadership role at DCF, Ms. Flogel brings extensive private sector knowledge, having previously served as Director of Customer Solutions for a Wisconsin-based health insurer serving private as well as public employees through the WEA Trust. She has held leadership positions in business management and transformation with CUNA Mutual Group. Ms. Flogel holds an undergraduate degree in business administration from UW-Madison and her MBA from the University of Minnesota.
The Division of Personnel Management (DPM) provides human resources services for more than 20 state agencies and more than 34,000 state employees. The Division’s goal is to ensure state government is equipped with a talented and diverse workforce to provide the best possible service to the public.